EDF to start ‘defuelling phase’ of 45-year-old nuclear power station by July 2022

The closure of Hinkley Point B was originally scheduled for March 2023

Hinkley Point B hits 300TWh milestone

This means the facility, which originally came online in 1976, now holds the UK record for generating more electricity than any other nuclear power station in the country

UK nuclear regulator to prosecute EDF and Doosan over Hinkley safety incident

The Office for Nuclear Regulation there was no radiological risk to workers or the public

UK to rely on gas generation to fill wind void

The UK will have to rely on generation from gas-fired power plants this week to fill the void of wind energy. According to the latest update on the energy market from npower, the UK is not expecting a lot of wind generation, however, the amount of nuclear power is predicted to rise with the return […]

Record energy output from EDF’s nuclear stations

Eight nuclear stations in the UK owned by EDF Energy produced a total of 60TWh of low carbon electricity last year – the highest output for seven years. The energy firm reported the amount was almost 50% higher than the previous year and is enough to power half of the UK’s households. It claims the […]

Inside Hinkley Point B nuclear power station

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