Scottish nuclear power station to shut down early after reactor problems

Exclusive: EDF Energy to close Hunterston next year after spending £200m on repairsHunterston nuclear power station, one of the UK’s oldest remaining nuclear plants, is to close down earlier than expected next year after encountering a series of safety-critical problems in its reactors.Industry sources have told the Guardian that EDF Energy, the state-owned French operator of Hunterston, decided at a board meeting on Thursday afternoon that it would shut the site down in 2021, at least two years earlier than planned. Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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