- Location: York, South Carolina
- Unit 1: NC Electric Membership Corporation (62%), Duke Energy (38%)
- Unit 2: NC Municipal Power Agency (75%), Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (25%)
- Operator: Duke Energy
- Construction Cost: $8B (2018$)
- Plant Output: 2,300 MW (Combined)
- Property Size: 400 acres
- Status: Operational
- Employees: 850
- Expected Shut Down Date: 2043
- Current DTF Balance: $840M (2018$)
- DTF Balance Prior to Decommissioning: $1.6B (2018$)
- Decommissioning Cost Estimate: $1.0B (2018$)
- Spent Nuclear Fuel on Site: 1,434 metric tons
The Catawba nuclear power station consists of two pressurized water reactors. Construction began in 1974 with licensed operations commencing in 1985 (Unit 1) and 1986 (Unit 2).
In 2003, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted Catawba a twenty-year license renewal for Units 1 & 2 extending their licensed operations to 2043.
The Catawba nuclear power plant is located within York County, South Carolina. As of 2016, socioeconomic information is as follows:
- Population: 266,000
- Per Capita Annual Income: $44,000
- Unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted): 3.4%
The Catawba nuclear facility makes annual property tax payments of approximately $150M.
Economic Development Administration Representative:
- Robin Cooley, Atlanta Regional Office, t: (803) 253-3640, e: [email protected]
Economic Development District
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Contact
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