Sizewell B could have its life expanded by EDF

Sizewell B could have its life expanded by EDF: 20 year life extension plans have been announced by EDF for their Sizewell B power station.

The plant, located on the Suffolk coast, was originally planned to close in 2035 could have its life expanded to 2055.

The energy producer state the final decision would be made by 2024, which would then be followed by the investment, safety changes and required approval.

The 1.2GW power plant is a nuclear power plant that if the life span is expanded to 2055 it would be the only nuclear power plant in use both then and now.

Paul Morton, Chief Nuclear Officer, said: “Sizewell B power station is an important national asset that helps deliver clean, independent energy supplies.”

A couple of days ago the energy security strategy was released by the government included was the expansion plans to both wind and nuclear power. This plan will drastically reduce the carbon foot print of the UK making sure a high majority of power comes from lower carbon sources.

Sizewell B could have its life expanded by EDF

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