Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center

History of Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center

Our Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center began commercial operation in 1974 and is one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants. It proudly owns the title of the largest nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania and the 4th largest in the country! The hard work of 661 employees generates 2,770 megawatts (MW) of clean, carbon-free power for nearly 2 million homes across PA.

Over the years, Peach Bottom has undergone upgrades and improvements to enhance safety and efficiency, which has contributed significantly to the region's energy supply and clean energy goals.

Economic Impact of Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center

Our Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center began commercial operation in 1974 and is one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants. It proudly owns the title of the largest nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania and the 4th largest in the country! The hard work of 661 employees generates 2,770 megawatts (MW) of clean, carbon-free power for nearly 2 million homes across PA.

Over the years, Peach Bottom has undergone upgrades and improvements to enhance safety and efficiency, which has contributed significantly to the region's energy supply and clean energy goals.

Community Involvement of Peach Bottom Clean Energy Center

Limerick is a steadfast community partner, supporting various initiatives in workforce development, philanthropy, volunteerism, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Key community contributions include:

  • Partnerships with local organizations such as Animal House Project, Bon Homie Better Days Foundation, Main Line Rescue, Meals on Wheels of Pottstown, and Preston’s Pantry.
  • Employees volunteer over 1,500 hours annually at local schools and non-profits, educating students about energy and participating in community events.

By The Numbers

The Limerick Clean Energy Center occupies 600 acres next to the Schuylkill River in Limerick Township, Montgomery County, approximately 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia. It operates 2 units with a notable capacity factor of 94.1 percent. The facility is licensed to operate until 2044 (Unit 1) and 2049 (Unit 2), meaning it will continue providing our communities with clean, carbon-free energy for decades to come!