Nuclear Power in the UK

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  • Nuclear Energy in the UK
    • The UK is planning 10 new Nuclear Power Stations
    • The new stations will replace the old ones
      • They will shut down in the next 15 years
    • Some other countries are planning Nuclear Power Plants
    • They cost £2 - 3 billion each
    • They take 10 years to build
    • Most are built on existing sites
    • The Torness Nuclear Power Plant
      • Had to close in 2011 when Jellyfish blocked the sea water cooling intake pipes!
      • Located  on the coast between Berwick and Edinburgh


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