Advanced gas-cooled reactor facts for kids
The Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) is a type of nuclear reactor used in the United Kingdom. These are the second generation of British gas-cooled reactors. They use graphite as the neutron moderator and carbon dioxide as the coolant. They have been the backbone of the UK's nuclear generation fleet since the 1980s.
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The two power stations with four AGRs at Heysham
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