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License renewal application for Comanche Peak docketed
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has docketed Vistra Corporation’s license renewal application for the Comanche Peak reactors.
Operated by Vistra subsidiary Luminant and located in Glen Rose, Texas, the Comanche Peak plant is home to two pressurized water reactors. The original 40-year licenses for Units 1 and 2 expire in February 2030 and February 2033, respectively.
Aman Gupta (Univ. Idaho), Paul D. Armatis (Oregon State), Piyush Sabharwall (INL), Vivek Utgikar (Univ. Idaho), Brian M. Fronk (Oregon State)
Transactions | Volume 121 | Number 1 | November 2019 | Pages 1128-1130