New cracks found at EDF nuclear plant

EDF Energy has found cracks in key parts of its Hunterston B nuclear power plant. Today the energy generator confirmed cracks were found in two of the 6,000 graphite bricks in one of two Hunterston B reactors. Just two months ago EDF shut two other nuclear plants after finding a “defect” in a boiler spine […]

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 […]