Hunterston B nuclear power station poised for shutdown, sparking fresh questions over UK's new nuclear plans

Michael Holder
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Hunterston B nuclear power station is to be switched off for good at midday on 7 January 2022 | Credit: EDF Energy

Hunterston B nuclear power station is to be switched off for good at midday on 7 January 2022 | Credit: EDF Energy

Closure of EDF's Ayrshire plant, which has operated on west coast of Scotland since 1976, leaves UK with just seven operational nuclear stations

Hunterston B nuclear power station in Ayrshire is to shut down for good today, after almost half a century of generating low carbon electricity on Scotland's west coast, operator EDF Energy has announced....

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