US Nuclear Reactors
Wikipedia contributors. 2018. "List of nuclear reactors," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Accessed May 15, 2018. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_reactors.
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 2018. "List of power reactor units." Accessed May 15, 2018. https://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/list-power-reactor-units.html.
Common name for the site
Reactor unit number. Sites often have multiple reactor units that open and/or shut down at different times.
- Planned: Planned or under constructed
- Unfinished: Constructed but never opened
- Operational: Generating power commercially
- Shut Down: Not operational but not fully decomissioned)
WGS 84 centroid latitude
WGS 84 centroid longitude
Description of plant location given in Wikipedia
- PWR = Pressurized water reactor
- BWR = Boiling water reactor
- PHWR = Pressurized heavy-water reactor
- GCR = Gas-cooled reactor; rare in the USA
Rated gross megawatts of electricity (the maximum amount of electricity the plant can generate)
Start of commercial energy generation. January 1 dates used when only a year is available.
Termination of commercial energy generation. January 1 dates used when only a year is available.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has divided the US territory into four regions.
- 1 = Northeast
- 2 = Southeast
- 3 = Northern Midwest
- 4 = Southern Midwest and West
Description of plant location given by the NRC
NRC Docket Number
Docket number used by the NRC for cases involving specific plants
NRC License Number
License number used by the NRC
Owner and/or operator listed by the NRC