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Torness Nuclear Power Station

Index Torness Nuclear Power Station

Torness nuclear power station was the last of the United Kingdom's second generation nuclear power plants to be commissioned. [1]

29 relations: A1107 road, Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor, British Energy, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Concorde aircraft histories, Direct Rail Services, Dunbar, East Lothian, Ecological footprint, European windstorm, Ferranti Argus, Firth of Forth, Heysham nuclear power station, James Hann (businessman), Life-cycle greenhouse-gas emissions of energy sources, List of nuclear power stations, List of nuclear reactors, List of places in East Lothian, List of power stations in Scotland, List of United Kingdom locations: To-Tq, Neart Na Gaoithe, Nuclear power in Scotland, Nuclear power in the United Kingdom, RAF Coningsby, Rail freight in Great Britain, Robin Jeffrey (businessman), Scottish Nuclear, Strachan & Henshaw, 1998 in Scotland.

A1107 road

The A1107 is a road in south-east Scotland, in the Scottish Borders.

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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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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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Civil Nuclear Constabulary

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) (Welsh: Heddlu Sifil Niwclear) is a special police force responsible for providing law enforcement and security at or within 5 km of any relevant nuclear site and for nuclear materials in transit within the United Kingdom.

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Concorde aircraft histories

Twenty Concorde aircraft were built, six for development and 14 for commercial service.

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Direct Rail Services

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

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Dunbar

Dunbar is a coastal town in East Lothian on the south-east coast of Scotland, approximately east of Edinburgh and from the English border north of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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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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Ecological footprint

The ecological footprint measures human demand on nature, i.e., the quantity of nature it takes to support people or an economy.

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European windstorm

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

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Ferranti Argus

Ferranti's Argus computers were a line of industrial control computers offered from the 1960s into the 1980s.

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Firth of Forth

The Firth of Forth (Linne Foirthe) is the estuary (firth) of several Scottish rivers including the River Forth.

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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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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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Life-cycle greenhouse-gas emissions of energy sources

Measurement of life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions involves calculating the global-warming potential of electrical energy sources through life-cycle assessment of each energy source.

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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 places in East Lothian

The List of places in East Lothian is a list for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, hill fort, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the East Lothian council area of Scotland.

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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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List of United Kingdom locations: To-Tq

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Neart Na Gaoithe

Neart Na Gaoithe ("strength of the wind" in Gaelic) is a proposed £1.4bn offshore wind farm with a potential capacity of 450 MW in the outer Firth of Forth, 30 km north of Torness.

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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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RAF Coningsby

Royal Air Force Coningsby or more simply RAF Coningsby, is a Royal Air Force station located south west of Horncastle, and north west of Boston, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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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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Robin Jeffrey (businessman)

Robin Campbell Jeffrey FREng FIChemE FIMechE (born 19 February 1939) is a Scottish engineer and businessman, and a former chief executive of British Energy (BE).

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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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1998 in Scotland

Events from the year 1998 in Scotland.

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References

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

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