Catawba Nuclear Power Plant

Location:

Rock Hill, South Carolina
35.0514, -81.0694

Owner: 

Duke Energy Power Company

Population Within 10 Miles:

181,798

On-Site Dry Casks: 

Yes

NRC Contact Information: 

Reactors

Catawba Unit 1

Reactor Type: 

Pressurized Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

1/17/1985 to 12/5/2043

Catawba Unit 2

Reactor Type: 

Pressurized Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Operating

Licensed to Operate:

5/15/1986 to 12/5/2043

Notes: 

2010 Security problems prompted the NRC to conduct a special investigation. Details of the problems, their causes, and their fixes are not publicly available.

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