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Location: Near Bridgwater, Somerset, on the south west coast of England.

Reactor type: AGR

Net electrical output: 870 MW. Operating at its currently reduced level of around 70% of full output, Hinkley Point B is capable of supplying over 1.5 million homes.

No. of reactors: 2

Built: 1967-1975

Start of generation: 5 Feb 1976

Output for the year ended 31 December 2011: 6.1 TWh

Estimated decommissioning date: 2023

Address: EDF Energy, Hinkley Point B power station, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1UD.

Hinkley Point B reception: +44 (0)1278 654600

Hinkley Point B station director: Mike Harrison

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