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America's Biggest Nuclear Power Plants

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22. Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station
> Electricity production capacity: 1,913 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Scriba, NY (6 miles NE of Oswego, NY)
> Start of commercial operations: Dec. 1, 1969

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21. St. Lucie Plant
> Electricity production capacity: 1,968 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Jensen Beach, FL (10 miles SE of Ft. Pierce, FL)
> Start of commercial operations: Dec. 21, 1976

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20. Millstone Power Station
> Electricity production capacity: 2,073 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Waterford, CT (3 miles WSW of New London, CT)
> Start of commercial operations: Dec. 26, 1975

19. Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant
> Electricity production capacity: 2,177 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Bridgman, MI (13 miles S of Benton Harbor, MI)
> Start of commercial operations: Aug. 28, 1975

18. Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
> Electricity production capacity: 2,240 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Avila Beach, CA (12 miles WSW of San Luis Obispo, CA)
> Start of commercial operations: May 7, 1985

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