Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Now Operational

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Today marked a big day for TVA’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, it’s now an official commercial operation.

Watts Bar’s Unit 2 successfully completed an extensive series of tests.

It has also operated at full power for more than three weeks.

Unit 2 already provided consumers across the Tennessee Valley with more than 500 million kilowatt per hours of carbon-free energy.

Watts Bar now joins six other operating TVA nuclear units that supply the region with power.

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