Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station

Location:

Clay Station, California
38.3461, -121.119

Owner: 

Sacramento Municipal Utilities District

On-Site Dry Casks: 

Yes

Reactors

Rancho Seco

Reactor Type: 

Pressurized Water Reactor

Operational Status:

Shut Down

Licensed to Operate:

8/16/1974 to 6/7/1989

Notes: 

09/18/2006: UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in December 1985 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report. Download the pdf >

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