North Anna and Surry Nuclear Power Plants - Virginia
The North Anna and Surry power plant sites are located in Virginia near Norfolk. Each site has 2 Westinghouse 3 Loop Pressurized Water Reactors. All 4 units are owned and operated by Virginia Power, based in Richmond, Virginia.
Each North Anna unit is rated at 947 MWe. The 2 units were started in 1978 and 1980. NRC Books - North Anna 1 - North Anna 2.
Each Surry unit is rated at 823 MWe. The 2 units were started in 1972 and 1973. In the clearing half-way up the figure is the spent fuel storage cask facility. A canal is used to take water from the James River.
Courtesy American Nuclear Society - Nuclear News
A number of simplified diagrams illustrate the design of this pressurized water reactor plant (courtesy Westinghouse).
Emergency equipment for each unit include:
NRC Books - Surry 1 - Surry 2.
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