All press releases

Format: 16/06/2021
Format: 16/06/2021
Heysham community 2019
Friday, January 10, 2020

Heysham's 2019 in the community

In 2019 the community team at Heysham enjoyed meeting more than 5000 people at the sites’ Visitor Centre, partnering with many local organisations and supporting some great groups. Many of these partnerships are long term and we look forward to working with them during 2020 and beyond.

Torness turbine hall
Thursday, January 9, 2020

Torness is 10 out of 10

For the first time in its 31-year history, Torness went a full calendar year without a shutdown and generated over 10 TWh of electricity
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.
Dungeness B power station in Kent
Monday, January 6, 2020

Dungeness B Power Station Monthly Newsletter - January 2020

We are keen to hear the views of our local communities. We recognise that good communication is a two-way process and we welcome your feedback and comments. While we will do our best to use plain English, talking about our business sometimes involves specific terminology.

Queue of cars on a road
Monday, December 23, 2019

The £7.8bn Christmas Getaway

Brits are facing heavy fuel costs this Christmas, with the average motorist set to fork out over £280 on petrol and diesel over the festive period – equating to more than a whopping £7.8bn collective fuel cost.
Hunterston B Christmas Fair for Breast Cancer Now
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Hunterston B team raise nearly £20,000 for breast cancer charity

Employees at EDF Energy’s Hunterston B power station have raised a fantastic £19,799 for Breast Cancer Now, the company’s national charity partner for the last three years.

Breast Cancer Now was chosen in 2016 as the company’s main charity partner following a national employee vote.

2019.12 December 2019
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Big Carl - The World's Largest Crane

Engineers and lifting specialists at Hinkley Point C worked through the night to successfully complete the first big lift by the world’s largest crane. The 250m tall “Big Carl” crane lifted a 170 tonne prefabricated part of the reactor’s steel containment liner into place at 4.30am on Weds (Dec 18). The lift had been carefully planned to take advantage of a small weather window last night.