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EDF Says Dungeness B-21 Reactor Started After Unplanned Halt

June 24, 2012

Electricite de France SA, Europe’s biggest power producer, said it restarted its Dungeness B-21 reactor in southern England after an unplanned halt.

The plant resumed operating at 00:03 a.m. London time today after closing on June 22 due to a fault on the main boiler feed pump, the company said in an e-mailed statement.

The unit is one of two at the site and can generate as much as 550 megawatts when fully operational.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alessandro Vitelli in London at avitelli1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Lars Paulsson at lpaulsson@bloomberg.net


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