Nuclear Power Plant – Major Category Construction Cost Benchmarks

US Dollar Cost per kW | Power Plant Rating 750 MW to 1,400 MW | 2023 USA South East - Location

The following table provides current construction benchmark costs for a Nuclear Power Plant. This benchmark can be calibrated for Canada and European countries.

The values in the table include the following:

  • Item 1 Includes All Reactors, Steam Turbines / Condensers, Heat Exchangers & Pressure Vessels
  • Item 2 Includes All General Excavations, Ponds, Foundations, Gatehouses, Admin / Maintenance Buildings
  • Item 3 Includes All Structural Steel & Platform
  • Item 4 Includes All Piping Systems & Utilities
  • Item 7 Includes All Misc. Equipment & Construction Bulks