The TVA Board’s Operations, Environment and Safety Committee recommended approval of the project after review of a detailed scoping, estimating and planning study; an environmental review; a power supply assessment; and a financial and risk analysis. TVA Board approves completion of second unit at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Suitors for halted Bellefonte nuclear project ask TVA to consider climate in reviving sale 8.1.2007 TAGSTVA Previous articleE.ON plans €3 bn renewables investment by 2010Next articleAbu Dhabi’s Fujairah II power purchase deal signed chloecox Optimizing Plant Performance: The April POWERGEN+ series activates today Unit 1 at Watts Bar began operating in 1996 and is the last commercial nuclear unit in the United States to begin operation. No posts to display Linkedin Facebook Nuclear At a meeting at TVA headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., the Board unanimously approved completing Watts Bar Unit 2 at an estimated cost of $2.49 billion for the five-year construction project. When completed by 2013, the nuclear unit will provide 1,180 MW of electricity. Facebook Linkedin New Jersey utility regulators extend zero-carbon breaks for PSEG nuclear power plants Twitter Twitter By chloecox – 1 August 2007 — TVA Board has approved a recommendation to complete the second unit at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Spring City, Tenn.