July 25, 2012 / 6:05 AM / 5 years ago

EDF Energy restarts UK Heysham 2-7 nuclear unit

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - EDF Energy restarted its 660-megawatt (MW) Heysham 2-7 nuclear reactor on Wednesday, after it stopped on Sunday for repair work, a spokesman said.

"Heysham 2, Unit 7, returned to service at 0127 BST this morning after a short outage for maintenance," he said.

The unit stopped at 1735 BST on Sunday for repair work to the turbine protection equipment.

Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Editing by Mark Potter

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