- Location: Homestead, Florida
- Owner: Florida Power & Light
- Operator: Florida Power & Light
- Construction Cost: $1.2B (2018$)
- Plant Output: 1,600 MW (combined)
- Property Size: 3,300 acres
- Status: Operational
- Employees: 700
- Expected Shut Down Date: Unit 3 (2052), Unit 4 (2053)
- Current DTF Balance: $1.9B (2018$)
- DTF Balance Prior to Decommissioning: $2.6B (2018$)
- Decommissioning Cost Estimate: $1.0B (2018$)
- Spent Nuclear Fuel on Site: 1,335 metric tons
The Turkey Point nuclear power station consists of two pressurized water reactors. Construction began on Units 3 & 4 in 1967 with licensed operations commencing in 1972 and 1973 respectively.
In 2002, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted a twenty-year license renewal for Units 3 & 4, extending their licensed operational life to 2032 and 2033 respectively.
The Turkey Point nuclear power plant is located within Miami Dade County, Florida. As of 2016, socioeconomic information is as follows:
- Population: 2,750,000
- Per Capita Annual Income: $45,000
- Unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted): 4.1%
The Turkey Point nuclear facility employs 700 full-time workers, paying approximately $80M annually in salaries and benefits. The plant contributes $7M 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