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Media Alert

TVA Watts Bar Unit 2 Briefing and Press Conference

April 3, 2012

What

Satellite video feed and webcast of a TVA briefing and onsite news conference about construction progress on Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 which is located near Spring City, Tenn.  Unit 2 promises to be the first new U.S. commercial reactor of the 21st century.

Who

TVA President and CEO Tom Kilgore
Chief Nuclear Officer Preston Swafford
Senior Vice President of Nuclear Construction Mike Skaggs

When

Thursday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. EDT until press briefing concludes 

Where

For TV stations: AMC 15 transponder: 2 Slot: C9

For media covering remotely, streaming will be available at: http://www.tva.com/news/wattsbar/index.htm#stream

Additional Information

TVA is briefing local officials, stakeholders and news media at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn., about the status of Watts Bar 2. The briefing will be followed by a short break and then a news conference.

Satellite Coordinates:
Satellite: AMC 15 (105 degrees west)
Transponder: 2
Slot: C9
Downlink: 11744.5 H
Data rate: 8.448 / Symbol rate: 6.1113 / FEC: 3/4

On-site transmission number: (615) 975-4868

Streaming on the web available at: http://www.tva.com/news/wattsbar/index.htm#stream

Media Contact

Travis Brickey, tsbrickey@tva.gov  (865) 632-6263
TVA Media Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000                                 

TVA Newsroom

           
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