Basic Facts:

  • Location: Scriba, New York
  • Owner: Exelon
  • Operator: Exelon
  • Construction Cost: $1.3B (2018$)
  • Plant Output: 840 MW
  • Property Size: 720 acres
  • Status: Operational
  • Employees: 600
  • Expected Shut Down Date: 2034
  • Current DTF Balance: $820M (2018$)
  • DTF Balance Prior to Decommissioning: $1.2B (2018$)
  • Decommissioning Cost Estimate: $660M (2018$)
  • Spent Nuclear Fuel on Site: 735 metric tons
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The James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant consists of a single boiling water reactor. Construction began in 1968 with licensed operations commencing in 1975.

In 2008, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted FitzPatrick a twenty-year license renewal, extending its licensed operational life to 2034.


The FitzPatrick nuclear power plant is located within Oswego County, New York. As of 2016, socioeconomic information is as follows:

  • Population: 118,000
  • Per Capita Annual Income: $39,000
  • Unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted): 4.2%

The annual payroll at the Jams A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant is approximately $65M and in 2017 the plant contributed $12M in property tax payments.

Contact Information

Economic Development Administration Representative:

Economic Development District

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Unless specific costing information has been provided, decommissioning costs were derived from 2017 Decommissioning Funding Status Report.
Information herein obtained from public sources. Corrections are welcome and may be directed to [email protected].

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