Virginia by the Numbers

The Commonwealth leads the industry and the nation in nuclear capability & expertise.


32% of the Commonwealth’s power coming from zero emission nuclear power.
95% of the carbon-free energy in the Commonwealth is generated by nuclear.
5+ Research, degrees programs, and workforce training – Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, Liberty University, and community colleges.
24/7 Availability of nuclear – the only carbon-free energy source that is available without interruption.
100,000 Estimated number of jobs across the Commonwealth tied directly to the nuclear sector.
2 Federal non-nuclear facilities in Virginia are engaged in research, development and use of nuclear technology.
#1 Virginia is the prime location for next-gen reactors due to existing nuclear assets, expertise & capability.