The Largest Nuclear Power Plants in the US

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeMWh GeneratedCO2 EmissionsRank EmissionsCO2 Emissions/MWhRant Emissions/MWhClosing Date
Point Beach Nuclear PlantNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Manitowoc County WI Nuclear9,970,190MWh11
Rockingham County NH Nuclear9,856,117MWh11
Taft CDP LA Nuclear9,806,799MWh11
PerryFirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (100.00%)
North Perry OH Nuclear9,703,868MWh11
Monroe County MI Nuclear9,369,536MWh11
Red Wing MN Nuclear9,099,913MWh11
PSEG Hope Creek Generating StationPSEG (100.00%)
Salem County NJ Nuclear9,080,057MWh11
Coffey County KS Nuclear8,574,732MWh11
Columbia Generating StationEnergy Northwest (100.00%)
Benton County WA Nuclear8,511,288MWh11
Clinton Power StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
De Witt County IL Nuclear8,348,706MWh11
Buchanan NY Nuclear8,134,385MWh114/2021
Wake County NC Nuclear7,986,733MWh11
Ottawa County OH Nuclear7,779,141MWh11
West Feliciana Parish LA Nuclear7,441,875MWh11
James A FitzpatrickExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Oswego County NY Nuclear7,397,717MWh11
Van Buren County MI Nuclear7,014,799MWh116/2022
Nemaha County NE Nuclear6,880,622MWh11
Fairfield County SC Nuclear6,552,773MWh11
Darlington County SC Nuclear6,426,473MWh11
Monticello Nuclear FacilityNorthern States Power Company (100.00%)
Monticello MN Nuclear5,022,858MWh11
Wayne County NY Nuclear4,727,764MWh11
Callaway County MO Nuclear4,292,433MWh11
Maricopa County AZ Nuclear31,629,862MWh11
Limestone County AL Nuclear31,053,552MWh11
Linn County IA Nuclear2,904,863MWh1111/2020
Buchanan NY Nuclear2,759,083MWh114/2020
York County PA Nuclear22,268,244MWh11
Oconee County SC Nuclear22,206,463MWh11
Matagorda County TX Nuclear20,855,004MWh11
Byron Generating StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Ogle County IL Nuclear19,969,652MWh119/2021
Luzerne County PA Nuclear19,943,546MWh11
Burke County GA Nuclear19,786,908MWh11
Mecklenburg County NC Nuclear19,662,114MWh11
Braidwood Generation StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Will County IL Nuclear19,474,347MWh11
Somervell County TX Nuclear19,356,253MWh11
Montgomery County PA Nuclear19,309,046MWh11
PSEG Salem Generating StationPSEG (57.41%)Exelon Corporation (42.59%)
Salem County NJ Nuclear19,062,042MWh11
York County SC Nuclear18,585,719MWh11
LaSalle Generating StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
LaSalle County IL Nuclear18,504,745MWh11
Berrien County MI Nuclear17,953,984MWh11
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-06-02Last Updated: 2022-03-09