Sizewell C application will pressurize nuclear review

November 1993
Modern Power Systems;Nov93, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p19
Reports on Nuclear Electric's planning application for the planned 2600 MWe two unit PWR power station Sizewell C in Great Britain. Scottish Nuclear's push for approval to build a similar sized plant at its Hunterton site; Need for the plants to replace the aging Magnox power plants; The Sizewell C site; The reactor; Replication.


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