R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant is located on 426 acres along the south shores of Lake Ontario in Ontario, N.Y., about 20 miles northeast of Rochester. Ginna, a one-unit pressurized water reactor, generates more than 580 megawatts of electricity and powers almost 500,000 homes. Constellation Energy bought Ginna on June 10, 2004.
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, a joint venture between Exelon Corporation and EDF Group, owns 100 percent of R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant. Exelon, through its subsidiaries, owns 50.01 percent of CENG and is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with operations in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. EDF, through its subsidiaries, owns 49.99 percent of CENG and is developing strategies in North America in nuclear, renewables and trading. Architect/Engineer/Constructor: Bechtel Power Corp.
In December 2010, Ginna received its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 Environmental Management System certification. In addition to maintaining a certified environmental management system, Ginna also provides a habitat for the Eastern Bluebird and other area wildlife. Ginna employees actively support coastal and roadway cleanup efforts.
The safety and security of our community, employees and neighbors is the top priority. Since Sept. 11, 2001, the company has built upon a strong foundation to further enhance site security. Studies by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Progressive Policy Institute all confirm that nuclear power plants are the most secure facilities in the entire U.S. industrial infrastructure.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION
At CENG, we devote extensive resources to plant security and emergency response to ensure the health and safety of the citizens’ who live and work in the communities around our plants. In the unlikely event of a plant emergency, we want you to have access to the information you need. We have compiled important information into three separate categories—Emergency Planning, Communicating with the Public and Emergency Planning Zones.
MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION
Members of the media should contact our Media Line at: 410-470-CENG (2364) Note: The Media Line is reserved for reporters and other members of the media.