By Cris Averett, OPPD The Wire
The 478.6-megawatt nuclear reactor, situated about 20 miles north of Omaha, operated as part of OPPD’s generating fleet for 43 years.
But, as the energy market shifted and operating costs continued to challenge the organization, OPPD leadership made the recommendation in May 2016 to cease operations at the site. Concurrent with that, they announced a proposal to freeze general rates through 2021.
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