All press releases

Format: 15/08/2022
Format: 15/08/2022
Hinkley Point B nuclear power station
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Hinkley Point B Hits New Milestone for Low Carbon Electricity

This week Hinkley Point B in Somerset achieved the milestone of generating 300 TWh of low-carbon electricity since coming online in 1976. The station now holds the UK record for generating more electricity than any other nuclear power station in the country.
HInkley Point B power station
Friday, February 1, 2019

Hinkley Point B industrial safety prosecution

EDF Energy today (1 February) attended a sentencing hearing at Taunton Crown Court. This followed an earlier hearing at which the company had submitted a guilty plea to a prosecution brought by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The charges relate to an incident on 12 April 2017 at Hinkley Point B which resulted in injury to a Doosan Babcock Ltd employee.
Hinkley Point B Station Director Peter Evans helps coach Bridgwater pupils.
Friday, December 15, 2017

Olympic boxing coach puts Bridgwater pupils through their paces

A Bridgwater school didn’t pull any punches following a visit by a Great Britain Olympic boxing coach. Lee Pullen, currently on a career break from EDF Energy, took time out from training 2020 Olympic podium hopefuls to visit the town and coach 80 students from Robert Blake Science College.

Donna and Paul Stevens.
Monday, July 31, 2017

Charity award for Hinkley Point B Local Hero

LOCAL couple Paul and Donna Stevens have been named as South West Heart Heroes after winning a prestigious award for their charity work in memory of their toddler son Elliot.Paul, who works at EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point B power station near Bridgwater, and wife Donna have raised more than £80,000 for research into mitochondrial disease and cardiomyopathy in just two years.