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Great Britain

Reactor

Hunterston A1-2, B1-2

Hunterston-A1

Current status: shut down
Commissioning: 1964
Capacity: 160 MW
Type of reactor: GCR (Magnox)
Expected shut-down: 1990

Hunterston-A2

Current status: shut down
Commissioning: 1964
Capacity: 160 MW
Type of reactor: GCR (Magnox)
Expected shut-down: 1989

Hunterston-B1

Current status: in operation
Commissioning: 1976
Capacity: 595 MW
Type of reactor: AGR
Expected shut-down: 2016

Hunterston-B2

Current status: in operation
Commissioning: 1977
Capacity: 595 MW
Type of reactor: AGR
Expected shut-down: 2016

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