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Hinkley B Gets Extension

EDF Energy has extended the operating life of Hinkley B power station in Somerset by 7 years.

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Hinkley B gets seven year extension

It's been announced that Hinkley Point B nuclear power station in Somerset will carry on generating electricity for another seven years.

Following assessments, EDF energy has decided to extend its life until at least 2023. It says it has completed the necessary assessments.

It comes on the day the company opens a new visitor centre at the plant.

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