EDF says extending life of four UK nuclear power stations

Heysham 2 in Lancashire is one of four nuclear power stations which EDF Energy says it will keep open for up to seven yearsEDF Energy, the British arm of French giant EDF, will extend the life of four of its UK nuclear power stations by up to seven years, it said Tuesday. The announcement, revealed alongside annual results from its parent firm, comes with EDF yet to make a final decision over the construction of a vast new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in southwest England. “EDF Energy has announced new scheduled closure dates for four nuclear power stations,” it said in a statement.

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