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EDF to close UK Hunterston B nuclear power plant by Jan 2022

LONDON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - France’s EDF will begin decommissioning its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland by January 7, 2022 at the latest, it said on Thursday.

The plant, which began operations in 1976, has two reactors capable of generating enough electricity to power around 1.7 million homes.

Reporting By Susanna Twidale; editing by John Stonestreet

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