St. Lucie Plant Units 1 and 2 is located in Jensen Beach, Florida approximately 10 miles southeast of Ft. Pierce, Florida. The Combustion Engineering PWRs are operated by Florida Power & Light Co. Unit 1 is owned (100%) by Florida Power & Light Co., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. Unit 2 is owned (85.1%) by Florida Power & Light Co. and also owned (8.8%) by Florida Municipal Power Agency and also owned (6.1%) by Orlando Utilities Commission. Unit 1 is licensed to operate until March 1, 2036. Unit 2 is licensed to operate until April 6, 2043.
The ISFSI for St. Lucie began accepting SNF from Unit 1 in March 2008, and from Unit 2 in July 2010, pursuant to a general license. The ISFSI is located approximately 1,200 feet south of the reactor buildings outside the plant’s security perimeter but enclosed by it own security fences. As of the end of October 2011, there were 448 SNF assemblies stored in 14 dry casks. The casks are manufactured by Transnuclear — the NUHOMS cask system and the 32PT canister type. As of the end of 2010, there were 2,810 metric tons of SNF stored at the three nuclear power plant sites located in the State of Florida — Crystal River, St. Lucie and Turkey Point.
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