EDF Energy last month marked the completion of its first used fuel loading campaign into the new dry fuel store at its Sizewell B pressurised water reactor. It is the first dry used fuel storage facility in the UK. The new storage facility – supplied by the USA’s Holtec International – was inaugurated in April 2016 and the first HI-STORM MIC cask containing used fuel from the reactor was placed within it in March this year. Six more casks were placed within the storage building during the first loading campaign.
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