In Alabama, an unnecessary nuclear power plant is put up for sale


The Bellefonte Nuclear Plant is located in the northeast of Alabama and represents an unfinished nuclear power plant and the entire complex of facilities necessary for its operation. This is almost the largest, in size and price, which was withdrawn from federal property and sent to the auction in recent years.

Bidding for NPP “Bellefonte” will begin next Monday, with a minimum rate of 36.4 million dollars. Potential buyers are missing. This is despite the fact that the object is deprived of the main “sights” – two nuclear reactors, which are supposed to be built according to the plan, have not been assembled at the nuclear power plant . And never delivered radioactive substances, but all the proper electrical substations, power lines, access roads, protective perimeter, etc. erected.

Buildings on an area of ​​6.5 square meters. km. near the Tennessee River began to build up in the late 1970s, but because of the declining demand for electricity, the NPP project was frozen. In theory, it can be completed and launched, but this involves bureaucratic delays. Therefore, potential buyers see the benefits in the conversion of nuclear power plants – the buildings and communications have been built on conscience and will last for a long time.

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