Shearon Harris - North Carolina

The Harris plant is a 3 loop Westinghouse PWR design plant. The plant, owned and operated by Carolina Power & Light Company, is rated at 900 MWe. The plant is located 22 miles SW of Raleigh, North Carolina near the town of New Hill. A training and visitor center is located close to the plant. The plant uses Harris lake for cooling

Courtesy Carolina Power & Light

A number of simplified diagrams illustrate the the design of the plant.

Harris plant uses a 525 foot high natural draft cooling tower for cooling. Additional site photos and information (courtesy CP&L) are:

See the US plant address, plants, and map pages for more information.

Copyright 1996-2006.  The Virtual Nuclear Tourist. All rights reserved. Revised: January 11, 2006.