Torness is sited approx’ 6 miles south of Dunbar. It is operated by EDF Energy and is capable of supplying electricity to over 2 million UK homes.
Station Director: Robert Gunn
Reactor type: 2 Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors
Total supply to the national grid: 1190 MW
Coolant: Carbon dioxide gas (CO2)
Start of construction: 1980
Start of generation: 1988
Estimated end of generation: 2030
Employees: ~550 full time EDF plus over 180 full time contractors
Local Liaison Council Meetings
EDF Energy hold annual Local Liaison Council (LLC) Meetings with local people, the media, council and emergency services representatives and local politicians to maintain regular communications about the nuclear site.
The next LLC is 24 March 2021, 10am-12pm via Zoom
For more information, contact Ashleigh Dickson, EDF Energy, on 01368 873847 or email email@example.com
Torness Community Reports can be accessed below: