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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.
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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.
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Heysham, 15 July 2014A letter to local stakeholders regarding weight loss in the graphite core.
Torness, 14 July 2014As a member of our community, I believe it is important to keep you updated on any developments at Torness power station. I wanted to make you aware that we took reactor 1 off-line earlier today (14 July).
Hinkley Point B, 14 July 2014A letter to Hinkley Point Site Stakeholder Group regarding weight loss in the graphite core.
Hartlepool, 14 July 2014A letter to members of the Hartlepool Local Community Liaison Council regarding weight loss in the graphite core
Torness, 2 July 2014Unit* 1 was shut down on Tuesday 1 July due to an issue with the electrical system within our conventional plant. As usual, our operations team took prompt action, putting safety first.
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.
|Coal||Gas||Nuclear||Renewable||Other||CO2 g/kWh||Radioactive waste g/kWh|
|EDF Energy's fuel mix||17.0%||0.0%||73.7%||8.3%||1.0%||161||0.0066|
|Contribution to our carbon emissions||96.4%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||3.6%|
|UK average fuel mix||38.4%||27.7%||20.6%||11.3%||2.0%||470||0.0019|
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