- Location: Lusby, Maryland
- Owner: Exelon
- Operator: Exelon
- Construction Cost: $2.7B (2018$)
- Plant Output: 1,800 MW (combined)
- Property Size: 2,300 acres
- Status: Operational
- Employees: 850
- Expected Shut Down Date: Unit 1 (2034), Unit 2 (2036)
- Current DTF Balance: $860M (2018$)
- DTF Balance Prior to Decommissioning: $1.3B (2018$)
- Decommissioning Cost Estimate: $960M (2018$)
- Spent Nuclear Fuel on Site: 1,421 metric tons
The Calvert Cliffs nuclear power station consists of two two-loop pressurized water reactors. Construction began in 1968 (Units 1 & 2) with licensed operations commencing in 1975 and 1977 respectively.
In 2000, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted a twenty-year license renewal for Units 1 & 2, extending their licensed operational life to 2034 and 2036 respectively.
The Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant is located within Calvert County, Maryland. As of 2016, socioeconomic information is as follows:
- Population: 92,000
- Per Capita Annual Income: $58,000
- Unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted): 3.9%
The annual payroll at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant is approximately $125M and in 2017 the plant contributed $23M in property tax payments.
Economic Development Administration Representative:
- Alma R. Plummer, Philadelphia Regional Office, t: (215) 597-7538, e: [email protected]
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Conducts Special Inspection at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant – The Southern Maryland ChronicleThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has initiated a special inspection at the Calvert Cliffs Unit 1 nuclear power plant in Lusby, Maryland. The inspection is being conducted to review issues associated with an emergency diesel generator at the facility, which […]Read More