The plant employs about 670 full time people and is operated by the French company Électricité de France (EDF). Water from the English Channel is used for cooling.
Both of the PWR units are of the 1330 MWe class. The installed total output is 2764 MW thus the plant is about average for French nuclear plants. It feeds on average about 18 billion kilowatt-hours per year into public grid; this corresponds about 80% of the current annual consumption of Normandy.