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The former Wylfa Nuclear Power Station is situated just west of Cemaes Bay on the island of Anglesey North Wales. Its location on the coast provided a cooling source for its operation.


Wylfa houses two 490 MW Magnox nuclear reactors, “Reactor 1” and “Reactor 2″which were built from 1963 and became operational in 1971.Reactor 2 was retired in 2012, and on 30 December 2015, Reactor 1 was also shut down, after more than 44 years of operating.




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