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Dungeness B Power Station: Closures

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL381, tabled on 18 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they expect Dungeness B to close this year.

Answered on

2 June 2021

The decision to close a nuclear power station is a matter for the operator (EDF) and the regulator (Office for Nuclear Regulation). The current scheduled closure date for Dungeness B is 2028.

Currently EDF forecast the station’s reactors to return to service in July and August 2021.