This category is about specific nuclear power plants. It includes commercial and technical information about plant design, capacity and operation.
A nuclear power plant uses the thermal energy produced in the reactor core to produce steam at high pressure. The steam drives a turbine, which spins a generator to produce electrical power.
Most of the nuclear reactors worldwide use light water as coolant and neutron moderator; they are called Light Water Reactor (LWR). In some reactors however, the coolant fluid is heavy water, gas (carbon dioxide) or liquid metal (sodium, potassium).

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Browns Ferry
A few facts and figures about the Tennessee Valley Authority's nuclear plant in Athens, Alabama.
Cook Energy Information Center
Providing information about the D.C. Cook Nuclear Power Plant along Lake Michigan's eastern shoreline.
Diablo Canyon
Official company site about this 2,190 megawatt PWR nuclear facility on California's central coast.
Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant
Pictures of Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant located near San Luis Obispo, California. Unofficial site not sponsored by PG and E, featuring plant photos taken by a DCPP employee.
Entergy Nuclear
Operates ten nuclear units at eight plant sites. Provide general information about the utilities, the company and the technology.
How Stuff Works: Nuclear Power Plants
Illustrated tutorial about nuclear-powered electricity generation plants, with photos and animations.
Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
RBMK-1500 water-cooled graphite-moderated power plant located in Lithuania. Includes plant data and background information.
Indian Point Energy Center
A source of information regarding the Indian Point nuclear facility in Buchanan, NY. Covers topics including plant safety, security, emergency planning and media information.
Maine Yankee
Maine Yankee, Maine's only nuclear power plant, closed in 1997 and is now beginning the process of decommissioning. It is located on Montsweag Bay in Wiscasset, Maine.
Nuclear Jobs Online
Post your resume or apply online for jobs in the nuclear industry.
Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Limited
NPCIL is an undertaking of the government of India, and has several nuclear power plants under construction.
Nuclear Power Plant Demonstration
Interactive online demonstration: Play the role of a control-room operator at Sweden's Kärnobyl nuclear power plant, and try to keep the reactor running safely under various failure scenarios.
Nuclear Power Plant Simulation
A nuclear power plant simulator game written in Flash 4. Learn the basics of how a nuclear power plant works and try your hand at operating the simulator.
Nuclear Street
Sharing information about news, jobs, careers, technology, and companies in the nuclear power industry. Provides an open forum for industry professionals to easily connect with nuclear plant personnel, suppliers, recruiters, or anybody in the industry.
NukeWorker.com
A site by nuclear power plant workers, for nuclear power plant workers. Lots of information here that will be of interest to people in the industry.
South Texas Project
Two unit plant along the Colorado River near Bay City, Texas, which produces 2,500 megawatts of power.
Wolf Creek Generating Station
Official web site of this Westinghouse four-loop PWR located near Burlington, Kansas.
CPR1000: Design, Safety Performance and Operability
Presentation on the generation II+ pressurized water reactor, developed in China. Includes design features, including issues raised by the Fukushima tsunami. Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Company [PDF] (July 05, 2011)

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