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Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning Information

 

  Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Diablo Canyon Power Plant, which is owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), has been generating nuclear power since 1985.  The plant currently provides electricity to more than 1.6 million homes through two 1,100 megawatt reactors.  The plant is located in Avila Beach and surrounded by approximately 12,000 acres that are managed by PG&E.  

Diablo Canyon Power Plant website

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The above is an illustration of the power transfer in a pressurized water reactor such as Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Graphic courtesy the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

 

  

Please check out the below sections to help prepare for an emergency at Diablo Canyon:

 

Power Plant General Information

Emergency Planning Information for an Emergency at Diablo Canyon

Potassium Iodide Information (KI)

Agricultural Planning Information