Dungeness B power station

Dungeness B is a nuclear power station on the south coast of England. It was the first Advanced Gas-cooled reactor to begin construction in the UK.

Since 1983 Dungeness B has generated low carbon electricity for 38.2 million homes

Avoiding 49.8m tonnes of CO2 emissions*

That's like taking 22.8m off UK roads for a year

*when compared to direct emissions of combined cycle gas turbines | all figures rounded to the nearest hundred thousand

About Dungeness B

  • Station Director: John Benn
  • Reactor type: 2 Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors
  • Total supply to the national grid: 1120 MW
  • Coolant: Carbon dioxide gas (CO2)
  • Start of construction: 1966
  • Start of generation: 1983
  • Start of defuelling: 2021
  • People: Approximately 550 full time EDF Energy employees, plus over 200 full time contract partners

Visit Dungeness B power station

Due to Coronavirus all site tours have been suspended and our exhibition centre remains closed, we are also unfortunately unable to take any forward bookings at this time. We will update our website with further information when the situation changes.

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Contact us

  • Address:
    EDF Dungeness B power station
    Romney Marsh, Kent
    TN29 9PX

    +44 (0)1797 343300
  • Media requests:
    Matthew Pardo Matthew.Pardo@edf-energy.com
    +44 (0)7384 529006

    Community requests:
    Alison Prentice 

For all Dungeness Estate filming enquiries and contacts, please visit dungenessestate.co.uk.

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