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Hunterston B nuclear power station

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Hunterston B Power Station is a nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, Scotland. [1]

35 relations: Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor, Ardrossan, Boxing Day Storm of 1998, British Energy, C. A. Parsons and Company, Central Electricity Generating Board, Direct Rail Services, Douglas Pask, European windstorm, Fairlie railway station, Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Firth of Clyde, Great Cumbrae, Heysham nuclear power station, Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power Station, Hunterston, Hunterston A nuclear power station, Hunterston Castle, Inverkip power station, James Hann (businessman), James L. Gray, List of nuclear power stations, List of nuclear reactors, List of power stations in Scotland, North Ayrshire and Arran (UK Parliament constituency), Nuclear power in Scotland, Nuclear power in the United Kingdom, Outline of nuclear power, Portencross, Rail freight in Great Britain, Scottish Nuclear, Strachan & Henshaw, West Kilbride, Whessoe, 1976 in Scotland.

Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor

The Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) is a type of nuclear reactor designed and operated in the United Kingdom.

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Ardrossan

Ardrossan (Gaelic: Àird Rosain, "headland of the small promontory") is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland.

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Boxing Day Storm of 1998

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.

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British Energy

British Energy was the UK's largest electricity generation company by volume, before being taken over by Électricité de France (EDF) in 2009.

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C. A. Parsons and Company

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Central Electricity Generating Board

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.

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Direct Rail Services

Direct Rail Services (DRS) is a rail freight company in Great Britain.

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Douglas Pask

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.

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European windstorm

European windstorms are the strongest extratropical cyclones which occur across the continent of Europe.

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Fairlie railway station

Fairlie railway station serves the village of Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Fairlie, North Ayrshire

Fairlie is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Firth of Clyde

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.

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Great Cumbrae

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.

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Heysham nuclear power station

Heysham Power Station is a nuclear power station located in Heysham, Lancashire, England, operated by EDF Energy.

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Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power Station

Hinkley Point B is a nuclear power station near Bridgwater, Somerset, on the Bristol Channel coast of south west England.

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Hunterston

Hunterston, by the Firth of Clyde, is a coastal area in Ayrshire, Scotland.

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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 Castle

Hunterston Castle, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland is the historic home of the lairds of Clan Hunter.

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Inverkip power station

Inverkip power station was an oil-fired power station in Inverclyde, on the west coast of Scotland.

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James Hann (businessman)

Sir James Hann CBE FCIM FInstPet FINucE (18 January 1933 - 14 February 2004) was a British businessman and former chairman of Scottish Nuclear.

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James L. Gray

James Laird Gray FREng (1926–2010) was a leading light in the field of steam turbine technology in the UK.

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List of nuclear power stations

The following page lists all nuclear power stations that are larger than in current net capacity.

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List of nuclear reactors

This is a list of all the commercial nuclear reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status.

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List of power stations in Scotland

This list of power stations in Scotland includes current and former electricity-generating power stations in Scotland, sorted by type.

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North Ayrshire and Arran (UK Parliament constituency)

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.

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Nuclear power in Scotland

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

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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 nuclear power

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.

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Portencross

Portencross (Port na Crois) is a hamlet near Farland Head in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Rail freight in Great Britain

The railway network in Great Britain has been used to transport goods of various types and in varying volumes since the early 19th century.

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Scottish Nuclear

Scottish Nuclear was formed as a precursor to the privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry in Scotland on 1 April 1990.

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Strachan & Henshaw

Strachan & Henshaw was a major defence and nuclear engineering company based in Ashton Gate in Bristol.

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West Kilbride

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.

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Whessoe

Whessoe is a company based in Darlington and on Teesside in North East England.

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1976 in Scotland

Events from the year 1976 in Scotland.

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References

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

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