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Watts Bar 2 Nuclear Power Plant, Tennessee

Announcement of turbine island contract

December 2007

Resumption of construction

Construction suspended in 1988 but resumed in 2007

Construction Completed

August 2015

Output

1,150MW

Plant type

PWR nuclear power plant

Location

Tennessee, US

Supply

650,000 homes in the Tennessee Valley area

Estimated investment

Around $2.49bn in total

Plant owner

Tennessee Valley Authority

Contractor

Siemens

Equipment to be supplied

One new high-pressure (HP) turbine and three new low-pressure (LP) turbines.

Upgrade

Stator rewind, new retaining rings, exciter rotor refurbishment, six new moisture separator reheaters.

Fuel

Uranium
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