British Energy's Hinkley Point nuclear unit restarts

LONDON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Britain's 610-megawatt Hinkley Point B7 nuclear power reactor was restarted on Tuesday morning after shutting down unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, a spokeswoman for operator British Energy BGY.L said.

“It’s raising load now,” she said.

Data from National Grid showed the reactor in southwest England was running at 30-MW at 1100 GMT on Tuesday.

The other reactor at the power station, which shut down unexpectedly early on Monday morning, remained closed, data showed. (Reporting by Daniel Fineren)


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