Nuclear power unit back online after automatic shutdown

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) said the single-unit, 852 MW Three Mile Island nuclear power plant was back online Sept. 22 after it automatically shut down the previous day, according to The Associated Press.

Workers said there was a trip in the C reactor coolant pump and the plant responded as designed. During the shut down, steam was released into the atmosphere, creating a loud noise heard by nearby residents.

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