Special Report

America's Oldest Nuclear Power Plants

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28. Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
> Start of commercial operations: 7/31/1978
> Electricity production capacity: 894 megawatts
> Location: Oak Harbor, OH (21 mi. ESE of Toledo, OH)
> Operator: Energy Harbor Nuclear Generation LLC and Energy Harbor Nuclear Corp.

27. North Anna Power Station
> Start of commercial operations: 6/6/1978
> Electricity production capacity: 1,892 megawatts
> Location: Mineral, VA (40 mi. NW of Richmond, VA)
> Operator: Virginia Electric & Power Co.

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26. Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant
> Start of commercial operations: 12/1/1977
> Electricity production capacity: 1,751 megawatts
> Location: Columbia, AL (18 mi. E of Dothan, AL)
> Operator: Southern Nuclear Operating Co.

25. Salem Nuclear Generating Station
> Start of commercial operations: 6/30/1977
> Electricity production capacity: 2,295 megawatts
> Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ (18 mi. SE of Wilmington, DE)
> Operator: PSEG Nuclear, LLC

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24. Brunswick Steam Electric Plant
> Start of commercial operations: 3/18/1977
> Electricity production capacity: 1,870 megawatts
> Location: Southport, NC (20 mi. S of Wilmington, NC)
> Operator: Duke Energy Progress, LLC

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