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Format: 20/09/2020
Format: 20/09/2020
RCA - Torness
Friday, April 7, 2017

Extra workers to benefit East Lothian economy as Torness power station maintenance gets underway

Businesses in East Lothian will experience a boost this Easter as hundreds of additional workers join the team at EDF Energy’s Torness power station to carry out a major maintenance programme worth around £28m. One of the two reactors at the power station is being taken off line on Friday 7th April for a nine week statutory outage. 

Hunterston B Station Director, Colin Weir with members of the Butterfly Club at James MacFarlane School in Ardrossan
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hunterston B power station support for North Ayrshire children’s club

A holiday club that caters for pupils at two of North Ayrshire’s special needs schools has been given a financial boost by Hunterston B power station. EDF Energy, which operates the station, has donated £8,000 from its Scottish Charity Fund to the Butterfly Club.

Torness Station Director, Paul Winkle meets Service Manager, Gill Cripps, to present Aberlour Options Lothian with £8,000
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Torness power station support for East Lothian children’s charity

An East Lothian children’s charity has received a financial boost from one of the area’s biggest employers. EDF Energy, which operates Torness power station, has donated £8,000 to Aberlour Options – Lothian from its Scottish Charity Fund.

Pupils from Preston Lodge High School with Kate Goan (far left) at Torness Power Station
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Torness engineers mentor local bright sparks

EDF Energy is supporting a group of 11 students from Edinburgh and the Lothians who have taken up a 10 week challenge set by the Engineering Development Trust. The schools from Edinburgh and East Lothian are taking part in the project to inspire young people to study science and increase the connection between their studies and potential future careers.  

Staff at Hunterston B experience the station's new virtual reality safety video
Friday, February 24, 2017

Safety a reality for Hunterston B workers

Hunterston B power station is harnessing the latest technology to ensure people stay safe while on the job. More than 600 workers at the station recently immersed themselves in a pioneering virtual reality experience filmed in and around the North Ayrshire station. “A day in the life at Hunterston” was produced in collaboration with Cape and puts participants in the shoes of a worker who is struggling with personal issues but who stays safe through the help and support of his team.

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