THE return to service dates for the reactors at Hunterston B have not changed amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Work on the Hunterston B Reactor 3 safety case continues and the latest expectation for its return to service to 1 June 2020. Reactor 4 is due to return to service on 15 June 2020. Each station at Hunterston is reviewing shift patterns while power station tours have been suspended during the outbreak. The visitor centre has also been closed to reduce the number of staff coming to site. There are 520 full time EDF Energy employees plus over 250 full time contract partners and EDF Energy have encouraged home working wherever possible.
Largs & Millport Weekly News 20th April 2020 read more »