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Wylfa Nuclear Power Station

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Wylfa Nuclear Power Station is a former Magnox power station situated west of Cemaes Bay on the island of Anglesey, North Wales. Construction of the two 490 MW nuclear reactors, known as "Reactor 1" and "Reactor 2", began in 1963. They became operational in 1971. Wylfa was located on the coast because seawater was used as a coolant.
In 2012 Reactor 2 was shutdown. Three years later, Reactor 1 was switched off on 30 December 2015 so ending 44 years of operation at the site.

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