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 New 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.

Daily plant status

Find out which reactors at our eight nuclear power stations are in service and what they are generating.

This information is updated on weekdays.

Latest news and community updates

Format: 22/03/2019
Format: 22/03/2019
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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Science in the summer holidays

Sizewell B has a fun packed agenda for young visitors to the power station this month in a bid to bring science to life over the summer holidays.
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Thursday, July 13, 2017

EDF Energy Renewables buys 11 new wind farm sites

EDF Energy Renewables ( EDF ER) has bought 11 wind farm sites from Partnerships for Renewables, a development and asset management company.

Three sites with around 100 MW already have planning consent, one site is in the planning system already and seven other sites are in development.
Gravity based foundations being constructed on the River Tyne will be floated out to sea and submerged onto the seabed ahead of turbine installation over the summer
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Blyth Offshore wind farm project hits new milestone

Apioneering wind farm development off the coast of Blyth has reached a notablemilestone, with the first turbine foundation making its journey up the RiverTyne on route to its final destination. 

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Our fuel mix

Every year we must publish details of the fuel sources that have been used to generate the electricity we supply to our customers. The information in the table below covers our supply licence for EDF Energy Customers plc for the period from April 2017 to March 2018. 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 mix7.55%9.39%71.21%11.66%0.19%1040.0050
Contribution to our carbon emissions66.60%32.20%0.0%0.0%1.20%  
UK average fuel mix7.64% 41.24%20.01%29.04%2.07%2250.0014

The figures for UK average fuel mix are provided by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Depending on the tariff you are on, the fuel source and carbon emissions associated with the generation of your electricity may vary. For more information on our fuel mix, visit edfenergy.com/fuelmix

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Join us...

...on a series of video tours at one of our nuclear power stations, and meet the people behind the power.

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Visit a power station

Drop into one of our visitor centres, where we have interactive exhibitions to help you learn more about power generation. You can also book a free tour of any of our nuclear power stations.

Safety and reporting

Safety and reporting

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

Discover our virtual tours

Experience a virtual tour of a wind farm

Explore one of EDF's largest wind farms through a 360​​° virtual tour. Step inside a transformer and experience the incredible views from a turbine summit. 

Experience a virtual tour of a thermal power plant

Experience a virtual tour of a natural gas combined-cycle power plant. Step inside to enjoy views of the coast from the top of the power plant. 

Discover how nuclear energy produces electricity for your home

Shrink to the size of an atom and journey with us to the core of a nuclear reactor. Using virtual reality and CGI animation you can travel where no one has gone before. 

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Take a look at our tariffs

We have a range of tariffs that are built to suit you. With our great service, and competitive prices why not take a look at our tariffs on offer and get a quick quote now?

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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.

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Our Customer Commitments

We are committed to delivering fair value, better service and simplicity.