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UK’s Heysham nuclear plant to shut down two years earlier than planned

  The Heysham 2 nuclear power station in Lancashire is set to shut down for
good two years earlier than planned following a new assessment. The power
station, the fuel for which is made at the Springfields factory at Salwick,
will now stop generating power in 2028. In 2016, the site’s operational
life was extended by seven years to 2030 as no new power station projects
were in the pipeline and nuclear is needed to maintain a steady base load
for the electricity grid.

 Blackpool Gazette 9th Jan 2022

https://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/business/consumer/lancashire-nuclear-power-station-to-close-two-years-early-3518764

January 10, 2022 - Posted by | decommission reactor, UK

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