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August 31
ABOUT THE PLANT

 

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station is located on the west bank of the Susquehanna river on the Conowingo pond in Delta, Pa. Peach Bottom is a two unit nuclear generating facility. The address is:
 
1848 Lay Road
Delta, Pennsylvania
17314
 
Units 2 and 3 are boiling water reactors capable of generating 1412 megawatts each. Both units began commercial operation in 1974. Peach Bottom is co-owned by Exelon Generation and Public Service Electric and Gas of New Jersey. Exelon Nuclear operates Peach Bottom.

 

Unit one was a 40 megawatt experimental High Temperature Helium- Cooled and Graphite moderated reactor. During its seven year life (1967-1974) unit one provided valuable technical and cost data to U.S. utilities for application in larger plants.

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