UK’s ONR issues improvement notice to EDF Energy on Heysham 2 nuclear power station

The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) had issued an improvement notice to EDF unit EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited over safety procedures at the Heysham 2 nuclear power station in Lancashire.

Some of the equipment measuring reactor power was configured incorrectly during the reactor’s restart process following a planned outage in April 2020. EDF Energy has until April 30, 2021 to comply with any suggested measures.

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