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Seneca, South Carolina: The World of Energy Team Field Report

Oconee Nuclear Station

7812 Rochester Hwy, Seneca, SC
Oconee Nuclear Station. Entrance to the nuclear plant is on the east side of SC-130/183, nine miles north of Seneca or nine miles south of Salem. Once inside the entrance, make the first left to go to The World of Energy.
M-F 9-5, Story of Energy last entry at 4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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The World of Energy

Duke Energy's free visitor center at the Oconee Nuclear Generating Station crackles with enthusiasm about the benefits of atomic power. Report... [02/03/2019]

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World of Energy - Atomic Power

Duke Energy World Of Energy, a free tourist attraction at the site of the Oconee Nuclear Generating Station, includes a beautiful and graphic display showing the transforming of atomic power into electrical energy. The education center offers an audio-visual tour with animated displays, computer games, and a short nature trail. World of Energy overlooks the Keowee-Toxaway Power Project.

[Tonyia, 01/24/2011]

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