Record energy output from EDF’s nuclear stations

Record Energy output from EDF’s nuclear stations

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 output also avoided almost 41 million tonnes of carbon emissions, which would have been produced if the same amount of electricity had been generated by fossil fuels – equivalent to removing 60% of all UK cars off the roads.

Read the full article here http://www.energylivenews.com/2013/01/15/record-energy-output-from-edfs-nuclear-stations/

Source: Energy News Live

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