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  • The Chuckleheads to Bring 'Winter Wonderland' Comedy Extravaganza to the Warehouse, 12/13

    The Charlotte improvisational theatre group, the Chuckleheads, present their Winter Wonderland Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius, NC on Saturday, December 13 beginning at 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Tickets are: $10, when purchased at www.planetimprov.com you can get added to the guest list at the discounted price at 704.301.1564 scott@planetimprov.com $15 when purchased at the door on the evening of the show.

  • Palmes-Dennis: Voting in the US and in PH

    I VOTED in a mid-term election for the first time in my adopted country, specifically in the Carolinas in the US, over the weekend I worked as journalist for close to two decades and covered many elections focusing on my specialty as court and political reporter in the land of my birth, the Philippines. In the Philippines, I watched people patiently lining up to cast their ballot starting early morning up to late afternoon only to find out that their names are not on the list.

  • Mecklenburg to let Cornelius respond to 911 calls on Lake Norman

    Mecklenburg County has agreed to let the town of Cornelius respond to 911 calls on Lake Norman that were previously handled by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, County Manager Dena Diorio said Wednesday. Cornelius has complained for years about slow and even no response by CMPD to some 911 calls on North Carolina's largest man-made lake.

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McGuire Nuclear Station

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The McGuire Nuclear Station is a nuclear power plant located about 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Charlotte, North Carolina, on the state's largest lake, Lake Norman . It is a 32,500-acre (132 km²) lake created in 1963 by Duke Power for the Cowans Ford Hydroelectric Station. The McGuire units use the lake's water for cooling.

This plant has two Westinghouse pressurized water reactors and has a capability to produce 2,200 megawatts of power, with a net generation of 17,514 GW·h in 2005. This represents 44% of the total nuclear power generation for the state of North Carolina.


 Ownership

The McGuire plant is operated by Duke Power Company and owned by the Duke Energy Corporation.

 License

The original operating licenses' expiration dates were 2021-06-12 for Unit 1 and 2023-03-03 for Unit 2. In 2003, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) renewed the licenses for both reactors for an additional twenty years.[2]

 References

  1. ^ "North Carolina Nuclear Industry". Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/nuclear/page/at_a_glance/states/statesnc.html. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 
  2. ^ "NRC Renews Licenses for Catawba and McGuire Nuclear Power Plants for an Additional 20 Years". Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). December 5, 2003. http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2003/03-159.html. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 

 External links

  • Official Site From Duke Energy
  • "McGuire Nuclear Power Plant, North Carolina". Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). October 3, 2008. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/nuclear/page/at_a_glance/reactors/mcguire.html. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 
  • "McGuire 1 Pressurized Water Reactor". Operating Nuclear Power Reactors. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). February 14, 2008. http://www.nrc.gov/info-finder/reactor/mcg1.html. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 
  • "McGuire 2 Pressurized Water Reactor". Operating Nuclear Power Reactors. NRC. February 14, 2008. http://www.nrc.gov/info-finder/reactor/mcg2.html. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 
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