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Location: Romney Marsh, Kent, on the south east coast of England.

Reactor type: AGR

Net electrical output: 1040 MW. Dungeness B is capable of supplying over 1.5 million homes.

No. of reactors: 2

Built: 1965-1983 (Reactor 1) 1965-1985 (Reactor 2)

Start of generation: 3 April 1983

Output for the year ended 31 December 2014: 4.7 TWh

Estimated decommissioning date: 2018

Address: EDF Energy, Dungeness B power station, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 9PX.

Dungeness B reception: +44 (0)1797 343300

Dungeness B Station Director: Martin Pearson

Martin Pearson began his career as an apprentice in the Merchant Navy, before joining Heysham 2 in 1986 as a Health Physics monitor. Martin has worked in a variety of senior management roles within the organisation, including Shift Manager (Operations), Work Management Manager and Strategic Outage Manager.  In addition to his engineering qualifications Martin also holds a degree in Business. In 2007 Martin moved to the role of Plant Manager at Heysham 2, before being appointed as Station Director at Dungeness B in September 2011.

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