Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant Project

Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant Project Oak Ridge Tennessee


Stock #: 497385
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Oak Ridge
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Roane,Anderson
Publisher: Sun Graphics Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This is the artist's rendering of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant - the nation's first large scale breeder demonstration plant. A breeder is a nuclear power plant that produces more fuel than ti uses as it generates electricity. The Clinch River Plant is to built on a site on the Clinch River in Oak Ridge, TN. With licensing approval, actual site work could begin by 1983. Although it is not a commercial size plant, it could start producing electricity for 200,000 residents in the Tennessee Valley service area by 1989.