Seven more years’ life at EDF nuclear plants

Seven more years’ life EDF nuclear plants

 

Seven more years’ life at EDF nuclear plants

The nuclear power plants Hinkley Point B (pictured) and Hunterston B could run until at least 2023 after EDF Energy announced today it is extending their lives by seven years. The plants could potentially pick up the strain of the country’s energy demand while new nuclear plants are being built.

The French supplier said this was good news for more than 1500 employees and contractors at the two plants in Somerset and North Ayrshire. Together the two plants generate enough low carbon electricity for around two million homes.

Read further details here http://www.energylivenews.com/2012/12/04/seven-more-years%E2%80%99-life-at-edf-nuclear-plants/

Source: Energy News Live

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