Braidwood Generating Station Units 1 and 2 are located in Braceville, Illinois approximately 20 miles south-southwest of Joliet, Illinois. The Westinghouse PWRs are licensed to operated until October 17, 2026 and December 18, 2027, respectively. Both units are operated by Exelon Generation Corp., LLC. Both plants are wholly owned by Exelon Corp.
A general license ISFSI has been approved for the site and will begin accepting SNF in 2012. As of the end of 2010, there was 8,440 metric tons of SNF in storage at the 7 nuclear power plant sites located in the State of Illinois — Braidwood, Bryon, Clinton, Dresden, La Salle County, Quad Cities and Zion.
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