Our nuclear fleet has generated enough zero-carbon electricity (over 2000TWh) to power every home in the UK for 18 years.
UK nuclear power station generation
EDF nuclear power stations
Torness power station on the east coast of Scotland is capable of supplying electricity to over 2 million UK homes.
Heysham 1 on the north west coast of England generated low carbon electricity for 1.6 million homes in 2020.
Heysham is the only site in the UK to have two operating nuclear power stations. Heysham 2 generated low carbon electricity for 2.4 million homes in 2020.
Hartlepool on the north east coast of England is capable of supplying electricity to over 2 million UK homes.
Sizewell B on the Suffolk coast is the UK’s only Pressurised Water Reactor.
Dungeness B, Hunterston B and Hinkley Point B are the first of EDF’s nuclear power stations to end generation and start decommissioning.
Meet the people
behind the power
For more than 60 years, nuclear power stations in the UK have been quietly keeping Britain fuelled with massive amounts of home-grown energy.
Our teams up and down the country are proudly continuing to serve the nation – but they also have an eye on the future.
Helping Britain Achieve Net Zero
We're investing to accelerate the UK’s shift to low-carbon nuclear
and renewable energy and storage
Investing in renewable energy
We’re one of the UK and Ireland’s leading renewable energy companies, developing, building, operating and maintaining innovative wind, solar and battery storage projects. We’re also investing in decarbonising the UK’s transport sector and developing vital power infrastructure for charging electric vehicles.
Investing in new nuclear
As we move away from fossil fuels we'll need more power from clean sources and nuclear has a key role to play in providing reliable, low carbon and affordable energy to the UK. That's why we're building a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point, and planning a second at Sizewell.
Find out more about EDF
Thermal power stations
West Burton A is EDF's only operational coal-fired power station. Cottam Power Station is currently in its demolition phase, led by Brown and Mason.
How we generate our power
As Britain's biggest generator of zero carbon electricity(1) we generate power from wind + nuclear + solar.