80% of work on Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor is complete

11/25/2013 | Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tenn.)

More than 22.9 million hours of work has gone into construction of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Unit 2 reactor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant in Tennessee and work is about 80% complete, according to this article. TVA asked for another nine-month extension of its construction permit and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved it. Remaining work includes "system completion" and testing. Commercial operation is expected to begin in December 2015.

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