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Heysham 2 ends record breaking run for planned maintenance shutdown

Heysham 2 nuclear power station’s record-breaking reactor has been taken out of service for a planned maintenance programme. One of the two units at the Lancashire station was turned off for planned maintenance today (Sept 16) after 940 days of continuous operation.

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EDF Energy statement on Hinkley Point C

The UK Government’s decision to proceed with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset is good news for British consumers and industry.

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EDF Energy launches voice controlled energy accounts with Amazon Alexa

Innovation means customers can ask Alexa to check balances, tariffs, payments and submit meter readings
EDF Energy has today announced a new and easy way for customers to control their energy account, through Amazon’s Alexa voice service.  EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low carbon electricity, is the first energy supplier to create an Alexa skill, as Amazon launches Alexa alongside its smart speaker, Amazon Echo, in the UK.

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Lewis Wind Power buys Uisenis Wind Farm

Lewis Wind Power (LWP), a joint venture between Amec Foster Wheeler and EDF Energy Renewables has bought the Uisenis Wind Farm project on the Isle of Lewis. The wind farm has planning consent for the development of 45 turbines with a maximum capacity of 162 MW. This would be enough to power 124,000 homes and would be the biggest renewable energy development on the Western Isles.

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EDF Energy launches innovation challenge

Call for start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs to get on board with energy innovation
EDF Energy has today launched the EDF Energy Pulse Awards, a competition to crowd source innovative ideas to address key challenges facing the energy industry.

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Heysham 2 ​ breaks world record

Heysham 2 nuclear power station’s unit 8 has claimed a new world record for continuous operation – 895 days.