Emergency response centre opens at Sizewell B

A new Emergency Response Centre (ERC) has opened at the Sizewell B nuclear power station. The centre contains back-up control systems to allow operators to command the station remotely if necessary, as well as emergency equipment, high pressure pumps and vehicles that could be sent out in the case of an extreme event (pictured). The […]

EDF wants visitor centres for “transparent” nuclear plants

EDF Energy intends to open visitor centres for all of its nuclear power plants in the UK, in a move it says will improve public accessibility. “EDF Energy is committed to improving the transparency and openness surrounding our nuclear operations,” said Jim Crawford, Sizewell B power station director. He added: “This station attracts massive public […]