Location: Near Leiston, Suffolk, on the East Anglian coast.
Reactor type: PWR
Net electrical output: 1191 MW. Sizewell B is capable of supplying over 2.5 million homes - roughly the equivalent of the daily domestic needs of Suffolk and Norfolk. The station is capable of supplying just under 3% of the UK's entire electricity needs.
No. of reactors: 1
Start of generation: 14 February 1995
Output for the year ended 31 December 2011: 8.6 TWh
Estimated decommissioning date: 2035
Address: EDF Energy, Sizewell B power station, Nr Leiston, Suffolk IP16 4UR.
Sizewell B reception: +44 (0)1728 653653
Sizewell B station director: Jim Crawford
Jim Crawford, Station Director, Sizewell B Power Station
Jim joined the South of Scotland Electricity Board (SSEB) as a graduate trainee based in East Kilbride in 1979 having completed a degree in Chemistry at Strathclyde University. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Chartered Chemist.
After several years with the SSEB’s Technical Services Division working on several plant and environmentally based projects Jim was appointed to a role at Torness Power Station in 1984. After filling several roles in Chemistry, Executive Support and Training, Jim was appointed Business Support Manager at Hinkley Point B in 1999 where he completed his MBA. Jim worked at Hinkley for 2 years until his appointment as Technical Training Manager based at British Energy’s head office in Barnwood.
Jim returned to Torness Power Station as Operations Manager in August 2005. He moved to the role of Plant Manager at Sizewell B Power Station in May 2008 and became Station Director in February 2010.
Sizewell B Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
This document constitutes the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) of electricity from the Sizewell B nuclear power station. The EPD has been prepared by AEA on behalf of EDF Energy.
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