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Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) is a two-unit pressurized water reactor nuclear power plant located on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Arkansas; it is the only nuclear power plant in Arkansas.
It is owned by Entergy Arkansas and operated by Entergy Nuclear.
Unit One has a generating capacity of 846 MW of electricity, and came online on May 21, 1974. It is licensed to operate through May 20, 2034. Its nuclear reactor was supplied by Babcock and Wilcox.
Unit Two has a generating capacity of 930 MW of electricity, and came online on September 1, 1978. It is licensed to operate through July 18, 2038. Its nuclear reactor was supplied by Combustion Engineering. Unit two is the only one that uses the cooling tower; Unit One releases heat back into Lake Dardanelle.
|Arkansas Nuclear One|
|Commission date||Unit 1: May 21, 1974 |
Unit 2: Sept. 1, 1978
|Licence expiration||Unit 1: May 20, 2034 |
Unit 2: July 18, 2038
|Reactors operational||1824 MW|
|Reactor type(s)||Pressurized water reactor|
|Reactor supplier(s)||Unit 1: Babcock and Wilcox |
Unit 2: Combustion Eng.
|Power station information|
|Generation units||Unit 1: Westinghouse |
Unit 2: General Electric
|Power generation information|
|Installed capacity||Unit 1: 846 MW |
Unit 2: 930
|Annual generation||15,978 GW·h|