POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Ever wonder how a nuclear power plant operates? Attend Community Information Night on Thursday, Oct. 5 and you'll see firsthand how the men and women of Limerick Generating Station harness the power of the atom to produce clean and reliable energy for the region. The family-friendly event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m.
'Community Information Night is a great opportunity to meet the men and women who operate Limerick Generating Station at world-class levels of safety and operational excellence,' said Site Vice President Rick Libra. 'We're proud of this facility and are excited to share what we do to power our community, including the benefits of our industry to our environment and our neighbors. It's our way of saying 'thank you' for all the community support we receive throughout the year.'
Limerick employees will be on hand to answer questions and inform visitors on plant operations, maintenance, engineering practices, environmental stewardship, radiological safety, emergency preparedness and much more. Visitors can also tour the station's control room simulator, which is used to train reactor operators. Petrucci's Ice Cream will provide free tasty treats. Register online at https://lgscommunityinfonight.eventbrite.com
. Registration is requested, but not required to attend the event.
Community Information Nights are an important part of Exelon Generation's public information and outreach campaign, designed to engage and educate the public on plant operations. Throughout the year, Limerick employees are active in the community; volunteering, hosting tours, visiting area schools, appearing at community events and financially supporting dozens of civic and charitable organizations.
Residents can park in Limerick's main parking lot at 3146 Sanatoga Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464. A bus will take residents to the control room simulator and event activities.
Limerick Generating Station is a dual reactor nuclear energy facility located in southeastern Pennsylvania, about 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia in Montgomery County. It is built on a 650-acre site and draws its cooling water from the Schuylkill River. Limerick Units 1 and Unit 2 produce a combined 2,345 net megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough to power two million homes and businesses.