- Location: Port St. Lucie, Florida
- Owner: Florida Power & Light
- Operator: Florida Power & Light
- Construction Cost: $5.6B (2018$)
- Plant Output: 2,000 MW (combined)
- Property Size: 1,100 acres
- Status: Operational
- Employees: 700
- Expected Shut Down Date: Unit 1 (2036), Unit 2 (2043)
- Current DTF Balance: $2.1B (2018$)
- DTF Balance Prior to Decommissioning: $3.2B (2018$)
- Decommissioning Cost Estimate: $1.0B (2018$)
- Spent Nuclear Fuel on Site: 1,410 metric tons
The St. Lucie nuclear power station consists of two pressurized water reactors. Construction began in 1970 (Unit 1) and 1977 (Unit 2) with licensed operations commencing in 1976 and 1983 respectively.
In 2003, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted a twenty-year license renewal for Units 1 & 2, extending their licensed operational life to 2036 and 2043 respectively.
The St. Lucie nuclear power plant is located within St. Lucie County, Florida. As of 2016, socioeconomic information is as follows:
- Population: 314,000
- Per Capita Annual Income: $36,000
- Unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted): 4.7%
The Saint Lucie nuclear facility employs 700 full-time workers with an annual payroll totaling $67M. The plant pays approximately $24M in annual property taxes.
Economic Development Administration Representative:
- Greg Vaday, Atlanta Regional Office, t: (404) 730-3009, e: [email protected]
Economic Development District
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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