Point Lepreau nuclear plant returned to service Oct. 18

NB Power said Oct. 20 that the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station has safely completed repairs to a turbine auxiliary system on the conventional (non-nuclear) side of the Plant.

The Station reconnected to the grid on Sunday, October 18, 2015, and was progressing to full power operations.

The Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station is a 660 megawatt (net) nuclear generating station and a base load contributor to the New Brunswick electrical grid.