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First Commercial-Size Nuclear Power Plant in the Southeast

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First Commercial-Size Nuclear Power Plant in the Southeast
Community and Extension
Nuclear energy
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Transcribed from front: Hartsville, S. C. -- The first commercial-size nuclear power plant in the Southeast, and the first south of Philadelphia and east of California, is this nuclear unit at the H. B. Robinson Plant of Carolina Power & Light Co. The 700,000 kilowatt facility features a 194-foot high (18 stories) domed containment structure, with reinforced concrete walls of 31 1/2 feet. Construction on the more than $80 million facility began in July of 1967, with dedication ceremonies held in May of 1971.
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Hartsville (S.C.)
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