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Torness Nuclear Power Station

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Torness nuclear power station is located approximately 30 miles (50 km) east of Edinburgh at Torness Point near Dunbar in East Lothian.

The station consists of two advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGR) capable of producing a peak rating of 1364 MWe[1] which proved to be the final AGRs built in Britain.

1980 Construction commenced by the National Nuclear Corporation with turbines by GEC

Owned and operated by South of Scotland Electricity Board

1990 transferred to Scottish Nuclear

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 12, 1980