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List of the largest nuclear power stations in the United States

US nuclear power plants, highlighting recently and soon-to-be retired plants, as of 2013 (US EIA).
Nuclear power plant locations and nameplate capacity of the top 10 states.
Power plants map August 2016

This article lists the largest nuclear power stations in the United States, in terms of Nameplate capacity.

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Power station # Units Net Capacity (MWe) State Location
Palo Verde 3 3,937  Arizona 33°23′21″N 112°51′54″W / 33.38917°N 112.86500°W / 33.38917; -112.86500 (Palo Verde Nuclear Power Station)
Browns Ferry 3 3,775  Alabama 34°42′14″N 87°07′07″W / 34.70389°N 87.11861°W / 34.70389; -87.11861 (Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station)
South Texas 2 2,560  Texas 28°47′44″N 96°02′56″W / 28.79556°N 96.04889°W / 28.79556; -96.04889 (South Texas Nuclear Power Station)
Oconee 3 2,538  South Carolina 34°47′38″N 82°53′53″W / 34.79389°N 82.89806°W / 34.79389; -82.89806 (Oconee Nuclear Power Station)
Susquehanna 2 2,514  Pennsylvania 41°05′20″N 76°08′56″W / 41.08889°N 76.14889°W / 41.08889; -76.14889 (Susquehanna Nuclear Power Station)
McGuire 2 2,430  North Carolina 35°25′57″N 80°56′54″W / 35.43250°N 80.94833°W / 35.43250; -80.94833 (McGuire Nuclear Station)
Watts Bar 2 2,339  Tennessee 35°36′10″N 84°47′22″W / 35.60278°N 84.78944°W / 35.60278; -84.78944 (Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station)
Sequoyah 2 2,317  Tennessee 35°13′35″N 85°05′30″W / 35.22639°N 85.09167°W / 35.22639; -85.09167 (Sequoyah Nuclear Power Station)
Salem 2 2,304  New Jersey 39°27′46″N 75°32′08″W / 39.46278°N 75.53556°W / 39.46278; -75.53556 (Salem Nuclear Power Station)
Byron 2 2,300  Illinois 42°4′27″N 89°16′55″W / 42.07417°N 89.28194°W / 42.07417; -89.28194 (Byron Nuclear Generating Station)
Limerick 2 2,264  Pennsylvania 40°13′36″N 75°35′14″W / 40.22667°N 75.58722°W / 40.22667; -75.58722 (Limerick Nuclear Power Plant)
Catawba 2 2,258  South Carolina 35°3′6″N 81°4′12″W / 35.05167°N 81.07000°W / 35.05167; -81.07000 (Catawba Nuclear Station)
Braidwood 2 2,389  Illinois 41°14′37″N 88°13′45″W / 41.24361°N 88.22917°W / 41.24361; -88.22917 (Braidwood Nuclear Power Station)
Diablo Canyon 2 2,240  California 35°12′39″N 120°51′22″W / 35.21083°N 120.85611°W / 35.21083; -120.85611 (Diablo Canyon Power Station)
LaSalle 2 2,234  Illinois 41°14′44″N 88°40′9″W / 41.24556°N 88.66917°W / 41.24556; -88.66917 (LaSalle County Nuclear Generating Station)
Vogtle 2 2,234  Georgia (U.S. state) 33°08′35″N 81°45′57″W / 33.14306°N 81.76583°W / 33.14306; -81.76583 (Vogtle Nuclear Power Station)
Peach Bottom 2 2,224  Pennsylvania 39°45′30″N 76°16′05″W / 39.75833°N 76.26806°W / 39.75833; -76.26806 (Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station)
Comanche Peak 2 2,208  Texas 32°17′54″N 97°47′06″W / 32.29833°N 97.78500°W / 32.29833; -97.78500 (Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Station)
Donald C. Cook 2 2,155  Michigan 41°58′31″N 86°33′57″W / 41.97528°N 86.56583°W / 41.97528; -86.56583 (Donald Cook Nuclear Power Station)
Indian Point 2 2,083  New York 41°16′11″N 73°57′08″W / 41.26972°N 73.95222°W / 41.26972; -73.95222 (Indian Point Energy Center)
Millstone 2 2,037  Connecticut 41°18′43″N 72°10′07″W / 41.31194°N 72.16861°W / 41.31194; -72.16861 (Millstone Nuclear Power Station)
Saint Lucie 2 2,004  Florida 27°20′55″N 80°14′47″W / 27.34861°N 80.24639°W / 27.34861; -80.24639 (Saint Lucie Nuclear Power Station)
Brunswick 2 1,980  North Carolina 33°57′30″N 78°0′37″W / 33.95833°N 78.01028°W / 33.95833; -78.01028 (Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station)
Beaver Valley 2 1,890  Pennsylvania 40°37′24″N 80°25′50″W / 40.62333°N 80.43056°W / 40.62333; -80.43056 (Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station)
Dresden 2 1,885  Illinois 41°23′23″N 88°16′5″W / 41.38972°N 88.26806°W / 41.38972; -88.26806 (Dresden Nuclear Power Plant)
Quad Cities 2 1,880  Illinois 41°43′35″N 90°18′36″W / 41.72639°N 90.31000°W / 41.72639; -90.31000 (Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station)
Edwin I. Hatch 2 1,848  Georgia (U.S. state) 31°56′03″N 82°20′38″W / 31.93417°N 82.34389°W / 31.93417; -82.34389 (Edwin Hatch Nuclear Power Station)
North Anna 2 1,790  Virginia 38°03′38″N 77°47′22″W / 38.06056°N 77.78944°W / 38.06056; -77.78944 (North Anna Nuclear Power Station)
Arkansas Nuclear One 2 1,776  Arkansas 35°18′37″N 93°13′53″W / 35.31028°N 93.23139°W / 35.31028; -93.23139 (Arkansas Nuclear One)
Nine Mile Point 2 1,761  New York 43°31′15″N 76°24′25″W / 43.52083°N 76.40694°W / 43.52083; -76.40694 (Nine Mile Point Nuclear Power Station)
Joseph M. Farley 2 1,757  Alabama 31°13′23″N 85°06′42″W / 31.22306°N 85.11167°W / 31.22306; -85.11167 (Joseph Farley Nuclear Power Station)
Calvert Cliffs 2 1,736  Maryland 38°25′55″N 76°26′32″W / 38.43194°N 76.44222°W / 38.43194; -76.44222 (Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Station)
Surry 2 1,598  Virginia 37°09′56″N 76°41′52″W / 37.16556°N 76.69778°W / 37.16556; -76.69778 (Surry Nuclear Power Station)
Grand Gulf 1 1,500  Mississippi 32°0′24″N 91°2′54″W / 32.00667°N 91.04833°W / 32.00667; -91.04833 (Grand Gulf Nuclear Generating Station)
Turkey Point 2 1,386  Florida 25°26′03″N 80°19′50″W / 25.43417°N 80.33056°W / 25.43417; -80.33056 (Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station)
Callaway 1 1,300  Missouri 38°45′42″N 91°46′48″W / 38.76167°N 91.78000°W / 38.76167; -91.78000 (Callaway Plant)
Perry 1 1,256  Ohio 41°48′03″N 81°08′36″W / 41.80083°N 81.14333°W / 41.80083; -81.14333 (Perry Nuclear Power Station)
Wolf Creek 1 1,250  Kansas 38°14′20″N 95°41′20″W / 38.23889°N 95.68889°W / 38.23889; -95.68889 (Wolf Creek Power Station)
Seabrook 1 1,244  New Hampshire 42°53′56″N 70°51′03″W / 42.89889°N 70.85083°W / 42.89889; -70.85083 (Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Station)
Enrico Fermi 1 1,198  Michigan 41°57′46″N 83°15′27″W / 41.96278°N 83.25750°W / 41.96278; -83.25750 (Enrico Fermi Nuclear Power Station)
Waterford 1 1,180  Louisiana 29°59′43″N 90°28′16″W / 29.99528°N 90.47111°W / 29.99528; -90.47111 (Waterford Nuclear Power Station)
Columbia 1 1,170  Washington 46°28′16″N 119°20′02″W / 46.47111°N 119.33389°W / 46.47111; -119.33389 (Columbia Nuclear Power Station)
Clinton 1 1,098  Illinois 40°10′20″N 88°50′06″W / 40.17222°N 88.83500°W / 40.17222; -88.83500 (Clinton Nuclear Generating Station)
Prairie Island 2 1,096  Minnesota 44°37′18″N 92°37′59″W / 44.62167°N 92.63306°W / 44.62167; -92.63306 (Prairie Island Nuclear Power Station)
Hope Creek 1 1,240  New Jersey 39°28′04″N 75°32′17″W / 39.46778°N 75.53806°W / 39.46778; -75.53806 (Hope Creek Nuclear Power Station)
Point Beach 2 1,026  Wisconsin 44°16′52″N 87°32′12″W / 44.28111°N 87.53667°W / 44.28111; -87.53667 (Point Beach Nuclear Plant)

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