Point B power station back online after 18-day outage
Point B power station near Burnham-On-Sea has returned to normal
operations this week after what EDF Energy called an 18-day "planned
Point B Unit 7 (Reactor 3) was taken offline on Friday April 28th
and was returned to service at 2.30am on Wednesday morning (May
spokeswoman Annelise Cowie told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the work
was part of a "planned inspection outage".
was added that the work was part of a regular inspection and maintenance
programme for each of EDF's reactors. The
firm has to hold regular inspections and maintenance checks to comply
with its nuclear site licence.
Hinkley Point A and B power stations seen from Burnham-On-Sea