Dominion shut down its 556-megawatt Kewaunee Power Station permanently on May 7, ending almost 40 years of nuclear-generated electricity at the station located about 35 miles southeast of Green Bay on Lake Michigan. Over its life, the power station generated about 148 million megawatt-hours of electricity. >> View our news release for details.
Kewaunee began commercial operation in 1974. Dominion acquired the station in July 2005.
Kewaunee is located in Carlton, Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan about 35 miles southeast of Green Bay.
The exact translation of "Kewaunee" is uncertain, but is commonly believed to be a Native American word meaning "river of the lost."
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Kewaunee Power Station is now shut down, and a radiological monitoring program has shown virtually no environmental impact from the station, prior to or since the termination of operations.