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It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it…

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Thu Oct 20 2016

It’s Official: TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 Open for Business

Following a series of power ascension tests, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 1.22-gigawatt Watts Bar Unit 2 has entered commercial operation, making it the nation’s first new nuclear generation to achieve such status in 20 years. The $4.7 billion project was completed on budget, according to TVA. Located near Spring City, Tennessee, the unit had already »