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Nuclear power in Scotland

Index Nuclear power in Scotland

There are two nuclear power stations in Scotland, and several nuclear-powered submarines are based there. [1]

36 relations: Argonaut class reactor, Breeder reactor, Chapelcross nuclear power station, Dounreay, Dumfries and Galloway, East Kilbride, East Lothian, Economy of Scotland, Government of the United Kingdom, HMNB Clyde, HMS Ambush (S120), HMS Artful (S121), HMS Astute (S119), HMS Churchill (S46), HMS Dreadnought (S101), HMS Renown (S26), HMS Repulse (S23), HMS Resolution (S22), HMS Revenge (S27), HMS Swiftsure (S126), HMS Vanguard (S28), HMS Vengeance (S31), HMS Victorious (S29), HMS Vigilant (S30), Hunterston A nuclear power station, Hunterston B nuclear power station, North Ayrshire, Nuclear power in the United Kingdom, Outline of Scotland, Renewable energy in Scotland, Rolls-Royce PWR, Rosyth Dockyard, Scottish National Party, Scottish Parliament, Torness Nuclear Power Station, United Kingdom.

Argonaut class reactor

The Argonaut class reactor is a design of small nuclear research reactor.

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Breeder reactor

A breeder reactor is a nuclear reactor that generates more fissile material than it consumes.

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Chapelcross nuclear power station

Chapelcross was a Magnox nuclear power plant located near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland.

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Dounreay

Dounreay (Dùnrath) (Ordnance Survey) is on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland and west of the town of Thurso.

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Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway (Dumfries an Gallowa, Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh) is one of 32 unitary council areas of Scotland and is located in the western Southern Uplands.

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East Kilbride

East Kilbride (Cille Bhrìghde an Ear) is the largest town in South Lanarkshire in Scotland and the 6th largest settlement in Scotland.

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East Lothian

East Lothian (Aest Lowden, Lodainn an Ear), is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area.

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Economy of Scotland

The economy of Scotland had an estimated nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of up to £152 billion in 2015.

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Government of the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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HMNB Clyde

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) primarily sited at Faslane is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth).

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HMS Ambush (S120)

HMS Ambush is an ''Astute''-class nuclear fleet submarine of the Royal Navy, the second boat of her class.

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HMS Artful (S121)

HMS Artful is the third nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Astute (S119)

HMS Astute is an operational nuclear-powered submarine in the Royal Navy, the lead ship of her class.

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HMS Churchill (S46)

HMS Churchill was the first of three nuclear fleet submarines that served with the Royal Navy.

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HMS Dreadnought (S101)

The seventh HMS Dreadnought was the United Kingdom's first nuclear-powered submarine, built by Vickers Armstrongs at Barrow-in-Furness.

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HMS Renown (S26)

HMS Renown (S26) was the third of the Royal Navy's ballistic missile submarines.

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HMS Repulse (S23)

HMS Repulse (S23) was a ''Resolution''-class ballistic missile submarine of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Resolution (S22)

HMS Resolution (S22) was the first of the Royal Navy's ballistic missile submarines.

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HMS Revenge (S27)

HMS Revenge (S27) was the fourth of the Royal Navy's ''Resolution''-class ballistic missile submarines.

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HMS Swiftsure (S126)

HMS Swiftsure was the lead ship of her class of nuclear fleet submarines built for the Royal Navy.

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HMS Vanguard (S28)

The eleventh HMS Vanguard of the Royal Navy is the lead boat of her class of Trident ballistic missile-armed submarines.

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HMS Vengeance (S31)

HMS Vengeance is the fourth and final of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Victorious (S29)

HMS Victorious is the second of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Vigilant (S30)

HMS Vigilant is the third of the Royal Navy.

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Hunterston A nuclear power station

Hunterston A nuclear power station was a Magnox power station located at Hunterston in Ayrshire, Scotland, adjacent to Hunterston B and is currently being decommissioned.

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Hunterston B nuclear power station

Hunterston B Power Station is a nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire (Siorrachd Àir a Tuath) is one of 32 council areas in Scotland.

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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom

Nuclear power in the United Kingdom generates around a quarter of the country's electricity as of 2016, projected to rise to a third by 2035.

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Outline of Scotland

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Scotland: Scotland – country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Renewable energy in Scotland

The production of renewable energy in Scotland is an issue that has come to the fore in technical, economic, and political terms during the opening years of the 21st century.

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Rolls-Royce PWR

The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the, commissioned in 1966.

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Rosyth Dockyard

Rosyth Dockyard is a large naval dockyard on the Firth of Forth at Rosyth, Fife, Scotland, owned by Babcock Marine, which formerly undertook refitting of Royal Navy surface vessels and submarines.

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Scottish National Party

The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.

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Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.

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Torness Nuclear Power Station

Torness nuclear power station was the last of the United Kingdom's second generation nuclear power plants to be commissioned.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power_in_Scotland

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