All press releases

Format: 29/03/2023
Format: 29/03/2023
Sizewell B Plant Manager, Adam Anderson and Station Director, Robert Gunn
Monday, December 19, 2022

Sizewell B powers on

Sizewell B has reached a major milestone notching up 10TWh of electricity this year! The station hit the milestone today following a weekend when a record number of people were expected to tune into the World Cup. 

Sizewell B power station
Monday, August 15, 2022

Sizewell B support for Aldeburgh carnival

A dozen Sizewell B apprentices will join Aldeburgh carnival today to assist organisers of the popular local seaside event, which is returning after a three-year break due to the pandemic.

Sizewell B power station
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Sizewell B starts review to extend operation by 20 years

EDF is looking at extending the operational life of Sizewell B power station by at least 20 years, from 2035 to 2055. This will protect jobs and importantly the UK energy security as the site provides 3% of the nation’s electricity demand.

Sizewell B taken from studio field on the Sizewell estate
Monday, February 14, 2022

Sizewell B marks 27 years of service

The station was connected to the grid on 14 February 1995 and has produced enough electricity since then to power every home in Suffolk for 178 years! The station has avoided 81m tonnes of CO2 going into the atmosphere – that’s the same as taking 38million cars off roads for a year.
Sizewell B power station
Friday, February 14, 2020

Sizewell B is 25!

Sizewell B power station turns 25 today.  The station first started generating low carbon electricity on 14 February 1995 and will continue for at least another 15 years.