LaSalle Unit 2 Returns to Service


Nuclear - Jun 12, 2017

Operators returned LaSalle Generating Station Unit 2 to full power Saturday following repairs to a pump that circulates water through the reactor.
Operators removed the nuclear unit from service Tuesday to allow technical experts to make repairs.

The unit came back online Friday at 5:50 a.m. with power ascension completed today.
At full power, LaSalle Station’s two generating units produce more than 2,300 megawatts of carbon-free electricity, enough to power more than 2 million typical American homes. LaSalle Station is located about 75 miles southwest of Chicago near Marseilles, Ill.

 


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Published on Global Energy World: Jun 12, 2017

 
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