Special Report

America's Biggest Nuclear Power Plants

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17. Limerick Generating Station
> Electricity production capacity: 2,242 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Limerick, PA (21 miles NW of Philadelphia, PA)
> Start of commercial operations: Feb. 1, 1986

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16. Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
> Electricity production capacity: 2,245 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Spring City, TN (60 miles SW of Knoxville, TN)
> Start of commercial operations: May 27, 1996

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15. LaSalle County Station
> Electricity production capacity: 2,265 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Marseilles, IL (11 miles SE of Ottawa, IL)
> Start of commercial operations: Jan. 1, 1984

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14. Sequoyah Nuclear Plant
> Electricity production capacity: 2,278 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Soddy-Daisy, TN (16 miles NE of Chattanooga, TN)
> Start of commercial operations: July 1, 1981

13. Salem Nuclear Generating Station
> Electricity production capacity: 2,295 megawatts
> No. of nuclear reactors: 2
> Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ (18 miles SE of Wilmington, DE)
> Start of commercial operations: June 30, 1977

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