Units remain offline at LaSalle nuclear power plant

Exelon Generation LaSalle nuclear power plant Illinois lightning strike switchyard units offline

Exelon Generation (NYSE: EXC) restored power to the switchyard at the LaSalle County Generating Station in Illinois on April 18 and terminated an unusual event at the plant. Both units at the plant remain offline until workers perform safety inspections.

Power from the switchyard was lost after workers say lightning may have struck. The plant responded as designed and safely shut down. An unusual event was declared with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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