Nuclear Power Stations
Kewaunee is located in Carlton, WI and closed in 2013.
"It's a secure source that we can depend on 24 hours a day because it isn't subject to changing weather conditions, unpredictable fuel cost fluctuations or over-dependence on foreign suppliers."
Clean Air Benefits
Nuclear energy is by far the largest source of electricity that doesn't emit any air pollution - and the only one that can produce large amounts of electricity around the clock. Nuclear energy has a major role in protecting America's air quality.
Nuclear energy is by far America's largest source of clean, emission-free electricity, producing no greenhouse gases or air pollutants. The industry's commitment to the environment extends to protecting wildlife and their habitats.
Each year, Nuclear pays about $67 million in federal taxes and almost $16 million in state and local taxes - crucial revenue that benefits schools and other infrastructure and programs.