About Kewaunee Solutions
Kewaunee Solutions is a subsidiary of EnerygSolutions, a nuclear services company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. KewauneeSolutions is created for the sole purpose of decommissioning the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) located in the city limits of the Town of Carlton in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
The goal of Kewaunee Solutions is to decommission the facility and restore the land to its’ natural state. The project is estimated to take 7-10 years. Throughout the decommissioning process all radioactive waste will be characterized, packaged and transported off site. All low-level (Class A) radioactive waste will be permanently as safely disposed of at the EnergySolutions Clive Licensed Disposal Facility located in Utah’s West Desert.
Material with radioactive classifications greater than Class A (Class B&C) will be safely transported to a facility in West Texas.
Kewaunee Solutions will strive to recycle as much recyclable material (high grade steel and copper) as possible.
EnergySolutions to Acquire and Complete the Decommissioning of the Kewaunee Power Station
Salt Lake City, Utah – May 12, 2021 – EnergySolutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Dominion Energy to acquire the Kewaunee Power Station (KPS) located in Carlton, Wisconsin.
KPS is a 566-megawatt nuclear plant that officially shut down May 7, 2013. In June 2017, Dominion Energy completed the used nuclear fuel transfer to the onsite dry fuel storage facility. The remaining decommissioning work will be executed by EnergySolutions and will result in complete dismantlement of the facility and removal of all radioactive waste. Progressing with decommissioning KPS now will accelerate completion of decommissioning activities and allow considerations for beneficial reuse of the property years ahead of the original decommissioning schedule.