Power stations

We operate nuclear, gas and coal power stations across the UK. We are also planning to build two new nuclear powers stations at Hinkley Point and Sizewell and a proposed development of a gas power station at Sutton Bridge.

Find out more about our power stations by selecting from the links below:
 

Nuclear power station under construction

New Nuclear Build

We strongly believe that nuclear has a key role to play in providing reliable, low carbon and affordable energy to the UK, helping to meet future demand. That's why we are investing in Nuclear New Build projects.

Sizewell B site tour

Visit our power stations

Drop into one of our visitor centres or book a full tour to see for yourself how we generate energy.

Our visitor centres have interactive exhibitions where you can find out more about power generation. We also offer pre-booked tours of power stations, free of charge. 

Wind farm

Renewable energy

EDF Energy Renewables is EDF Group's UK renewables development company. We have on and offshore wind farm projects in service and in advanced development across the country.

Safety and reporting

Safety and reporting

Our number one priority is safety. Find out about EDF Energy's commitment to Zero Harm.

Torness nuclear power station under a clear blue sky

Nuclear plant status

Here you will find a weekday update of the statuses of our eight nuclear power stations. Find out which nuclear reactors are in service and what they were generating. You can also see which reactors are out of service, what the reasons are and when we expect them to return to service. In addition, we have included the expected timing of the next statutory outage of each nuclear reactor.

Legal disclaimer: Although reasonable care has been taken in compiling this information, EDF Energy, accepts no liability in respect of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies contained or referred to in it, or in respect of any use of or reliance on such information by any person for any purpose. Additional information on the availability of our nuclear power stations can be found on our REMIT page.

Our fuel mix

Every year we must publish details of the fuel sources we use to generate our customers’ electricity. The information in the table below covers our two active supply licences, EDF Energy Customers plc and British Energy Direct Limited, for the period from April 2012 to March 2013. Our customers’ electricity is sourced from our own UK power stations, the wholesale energy market and other independent power generators. We are a major supporter of independent renewable generators.

 CoalGasNuclearRenewableOtherCO2 g/kWhRadioactive waste g/kWh
EDF Energy's fuel mix17.0%0.0%73.7%8.3%1.0%1610.0066
Contribution to our carbon emissions96.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%3.6%  
UK average fuel mix38.4%27.7%20.6%11.3%2.0%4700.0019

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