To support time for the ONR assessment, we have declared 30 August 2019 for Reactor 4, a slight adjustment to the previously declared date of 5 August. The safety case for Reactor 3 was submitted to ONR on 17 June and is undergoing rigorous review. Our target for Reactor 3 remains as 1 October.
EDF Energy 1st Aug 2019 read more »
An investigation has been launched into four safety incidents at a nuclear power station in Scotland. Hunterston B in Ayrshire closed last year after more than 350 cracks in a reactor were discovered during maintenance checks. But subsequent safety checks have also revealed that between April and June cooling for a reactor was lost, a shutdown pump failed and smoke came from a control room panel.
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