Nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania taken offline

Operators at Exelon (NYSE: EXC)’s two-unit, 2,345 MW Limerick Generating Station, 21 miles northwest of Philadelphia, Pa., took Unit 1 offline July 18 following an electrical disturbance on the non-nuclear side of the plant.

Unit 1 will remain offline until repairs, inspections and testing can be completed. Limerick Unit 2 continues to operate at full power.

Exelon Generation notified all appropriate federal, state and local government officials of the event.

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