United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Kewaunee Power Station

1.0 Site Identification

Type of Site: Power Reactor Facility
Location: Kewaunee, WI
License No.: DPR-43
Docket No.: 50-305
License Status: SAFSTOR
Project Manager: Ted Carter

2.0 Site Status Summary

Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) was a 1,772 Mwt, pressurized water reactor that was operated from December of 1973 to May 7, 2013. Kewaunee submitted its post-shutdown decommissioning activities report (PSDAR) and conducted a public meeting near the site on April 24, 2013. The facility retains its Part 50 license but is no longer authorized to operate or emplace fuel in the reactor vessel. KPS currently has an independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) on site.  KPS completed transfer of spent fuel from its spent fuel pool to its ISFSI in June 2017. Major decommissioning and dismantlement activities are scheduled to begin in 2069.

3.0 Major Technical or Regulatory Issues

None

4.0 Estimated Date For Closure

2073

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