Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

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Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is a retired nuclear power plant in Washington County, Nebraska, United States.

Project Details

Table 1: Unit-level project details for Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

Unit name Status Commissioning year Retired year Nameplate capacity Reactor type Model Owner Operator
1 Retired[1] 1973[1] 2016[1] 512 MW[1] Pressurized water reactor[1] CE 2LP[1] Omaha Public Power District[1] Exelon Generation CO LLC[1]

Table 2: Additional unit-level timeline details for Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

Unit name Construction start First criticality (more info) First grid connection Commercial operation Retired
1 1968[1] 1973[1] 1973[1] 1973[1] 2016[1]

Table 3: Additional unit-level capacity details for Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

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Unit name Reference net capacity Design net capacity Thermal capacity
1 482 MW[1] 478 MW[1] 1500 MWt[1]


Table 4: Unit-level location details for Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant

Unit name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
1 Washington County, Nebraska, United States[2] 41.5182, -96.0775 (exact)[2]

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