UK Heysham 1-2 nuclear reactor stops to refuel on Monday

LONDON Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:56am BST

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LONDON (Reuters) - EDF Energy, Britain's largest nuclear power producer, stopped its 610-megawatt (MW) Heysham 1-2 nuclear unit on Monday for planned refuelling, the company said.

"Heysham 1 unit 2 shut down at 0001 BST Monday June 17 for its planned refuelling outage," a spokesman said in a statement.

The utility's latest outage schedule showed the unit was planned to restart production on June 29.

(Reporting by Karolin Schaps; editing by Tom Pfeiffer)