United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Palisades Nuclear Plant

Photograph of Palisades

Location: Covert, MI (5 miles S of South Haven, MI) in Region III
Operator: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.
Operating License: Issued - 02/21/19911
Renewed License: Issued - 01/17/2007
License Expires: 03/24/2031
Docket Number: 05000255

Reactor Type: Pressurized Water Reactor
Licensed MWt: 2,565.4
Reactor Vendor/Type: Combustion Engineering
Containment Type: Dry, Ambient Pressure

Plant Diagram

1The AEC issued a provisional operating license on 03/24/1971, allowing commercial operation. The NRC issued a full-term operating license on 02/21/1991.

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