Nuclear power plant refueling outage complete

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) said operators returned Unit 1 at the 2,300 MW Byron Generating Station in Illinois to full power Oct. 14 following the unit’s 18th refueling outage.

During the outage, Exelon employees and more than 2,200 supplemental workers performed more than 14,000 activities, including equipment upgrades, safety inspections, tests, and plant improvements. Among projects completed was an upgrade of the Unit 1 cooling tower.  The unit was taken offline Sept. 10.

Byron Unit 2 continued to operate during the Unit 1 outage.

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