Heysham


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Heysham

(ˈhiːʃəm)
n
(Placename) a port in NW England, in NW Lancashire. Pop (with Morecambe): 16 136 (2001)
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Corporate Risk Associates (CRA) has secured a contract to provide PSR safety factor authoring support to the Third Periodic Safety Review (PSR3) for the Hartlepool as well as the Heysham 1 Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors (AGRs).
The Steam Packet Company operates regular sailings between the Manx capital Douglas and Merseyside, and is now looking at back-up ports in cases where Heysham or Birkenhead are not available.
The French energy giant said Heysham 1 in Lancashire and a plant in Hartlepool, both due to be decommissioned in 2019, will continue for an extra five years.
Heysham 2 and Torness in Scotland will have extensions of seven years to 2030.
Heysham 1 in Lancashire, and Hartlepool, due to be decommissioned in 2019, will continue for an extra five years.
UK producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF Energy, announced on Tuesday that it has extended the life of four nuclear power stations: Heysham 1 and Heysham 2 in Lancashire, Hartlepool in Teesside and Torness in East Lothian.
The haul was discovered in the back of a car at the port of Heysham, in Lancashire.
The move came after cracks in a boiler were found in a station of a similar design in Heysham, Lancashire EDF Energy initially said the inspections of the reactor would take about eight weeks to complete but in September said the stations would remain out of action until at least October.
This summer's announcement by EDF Energy that it would take three nuclear reactors offline for an estimated two months, after it discovered a fault in the boiler spine at Heysham 1, has highlighted the potential vulnerability of the power generation sector to outages.
Operator EDF Energy has decided to close one of its plants at Heysham, Lancs, and another at Hartlepool after cracks were spotted in a boiler.
CLOSED Heysham 1 power station Operator EDF Energy have decided to close one of their plants at Heysham, Lancashire, and another at Hartlepool after cracks were spotted in a boiler.
7m agreement with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to finance the construction of a three-turbine wind farm near Heysham.