Nuclear power creates jobs and helps the economy right here in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania’s nuclear energy plants have significant and direct benefits for residents and businesses, as well as the Commonwealth’s economy.

The operations of eight nuclear reactors in Pennsylvania account for Account for 3,300 jobs in the state.

Nationwide, nuclear facilities:

  • Contribute more than $60 billion to America’s GDP annually.
  • Contribute more than $12 billion each year in local, state and federal tax revenue.
  • Support 475,000 direct and indirect jobs at salaries 36% higher than the average

Nuclear energy is a vital part of a diverse generating mix that keeps electricity prices stable and ensures that consumers are not overly reliant on just one or two sources of electricity.

By keeping electricity prices low, Pennsylvania’s nuclear energy industry ensures that residential, commercial and industrial customers have more money to spend on other goods and services, boosting jobs, output and the overall economy.