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Harris Nuclear Plant

  • Capacity: 900 megawatts
  • Location: Wake County, North Carolina
  • Commercial Date: 1987
Harris Nuclear Plant

The single-unit, 900-megawatt Harris Nuclear Plant is located near New Hill, N.C. It is about 25 miles southwest of Raleigh, N.C. The plant began commercial operation in 1987, and generates enough electricity to power more than 550,000 homes.

Harris Energy and Environmental Center

The Harris Energy and Environmental Center, featuring exhibits and videos geared toward middle school and up, is open for individuals and group visits by appointment.

Listen to an emergency siren test.

Listen to an emergency siren test