Nuclear power plant back in service after outage

Exelon Nuclear operators returned Unit 1 of the 2,345 MW Limerick Generating Station to full power March 25, marking the conclusion of the station’s spring refueling outage.

During the outage, Exelon employees and supplemental workers performed more than 13,000 activities, including equipment upgrades, safety inspections and tests, and numerous plant improvements.

Limerick Unit 1 was taken off line on February 20th. During the outage, workers replaced one-third of the reactor’s fuel and performed preventive maintenance activities.

Limerick Unit 2 continued to operate at full power during the Unit 1 outage.

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