Fuel emptied from UK’s disused nuclear reactor

Fuel from the first reactor of a disused nuclear power plant in Gloucestershire has been emptied. The Oldbury plant stopped generating electricity in 2012. Its first reactor began producing power in 1968 and operated for more than 44 years. At the start of defuelling, the reactor held nearly 26,000 fuel elements, each measuring more than a metre in length which, if placed […]