Exelon’s Nine Mile Point 1 resumes full power

The Exelon (NYSE:EXC) Nine Mile Point Unit 1 has resumed full power generation as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) listed it at 100% power early Dec. 15.

On the morning of Dec. 13 the unit had restarted and was operating at 25%. The unit shut from full power on Dec. 10 due to high main turbine vibrations, according to NRC.

The Nine Mile Point nuclear plant includes two boiling water reactors (BWRs) with a generating capacity of roughly 1,900 MW.  The nuclear complex is located on north of Syracuse in Scriba, New York. The complex is located on 900 acres along the shore of Lake Ontario.


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