Pickering 7 offline for short outage

Pickering – Unit 7 at Pickering Nuclear is offline for a short outage as an algae bloom partially blocked cooling water intakes. The water is used to condense steam on the conventional, or non-nuclear, side of the plant.

Unit 4 is currently in a maintenance outage. Units 1, 5, 6 and 8 are operating at or near full power.