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The Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) is a type of nuclear reactor designed and operated in the United Kingdom.
Ardrossan (Gaelic: Àird Rosain, "headland of the small promontory") is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland.
The Boxing Day Storm (also called the Great Boxing Day Storm of 1998 or Hurricane Stephen) was an Atlantic windstorm that made landfall in northwest Ireland.
British Energy was the UK's largest electricity generation company by volume, before being taken over by Électricité de France (EDF) in 2009.
The Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) was the cornerstone of the British electricity industry for almost forty years, from 1957 to privatisation in the 1990s.
Direct Rail Services (DRS) is a rail freight company in Great Britain.
Douglas Pask, B.Sc(Eng)., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.I.Mech.E., F.I.E.E. served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) during the second world war.
European windstorms are the strongest extratropical cyclones which occur across the continent of Europe.
Fairlie railway station serves the village of Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Scotland.
Fairlie is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
The Firth of Clyde is an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off the southwest coast of Scotland, named for the River Clyde which empties into it.
Great Cumbrae (Scots, Muckle Cumbrae; Scottish Gaelic, Cumaradh Mòr; also known as Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two islands known as The Cumbraes in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland.
Heysham Power Station is a nuclear power station located in Heysham, Lancashire, England, operated by EDF Energy.
Hinkley Point B is a nuclear power station near Bridgwater, Somerset, on the Bristol Channel coast of south west England.
Hunterston, by the Firth of Clyde, is a coastal area in Ayrshire, Scotland.
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.
Hunterston Castle, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland is the historic home of the lairds of Clan Hunter.
Inverkip power station was an oil-fired power station in Inverclyde, on the west coast of Scotland.
Sir James Hann CBE FCIM FInstPet FINucE (18 January 1933 - 14 February 2004) was a British businessman and former chairman of Scottish Nuclear.
James Laird Gray FREng (1926–2010) was a leading light in the field of steam turbine technology in the UK.
The following page lists all nuclear power stations that are larger than in current net capacity.
This is a list of all the commercial nuclear reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status.
This list of power stations in Scotland includes current and former electricity-generating power stations in Scotland, sorted by type.
North Ayrshire and Arran is a constituency of the British House of Commons, located in the south-west of Scotland within the North Ayrshire council area.
There are two nuclear power stations in Scotland, and several nuclear-powered submarines are based there.
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.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to nuclear power: Nuclear power – the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity.
Portencross (Port na Crois) is a hamlet near Farland Head in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
The railway network in Great Britain has been used to transport goods of various types and in varying volumes since the early 19th century.
Scottish Nuclear was formed as a precursor to the privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry in Scotland on 1 April 1990.
Strachan & Henshaw was a major defence and nuclear engineering company based in Ashton Gate in Bristol.
West Kilbride (Cille Bhrìghde an Iar) is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland, on the west coast by the Firth of Clyde, looking across the Firth of Clyde to Goat Fell and the Isle of Arran.
Whessoe is a company based in Darlington and on Teesside in North East England.
Events from the year 1976 in Scotland.