Byron Nuclear Unit 1 Returns to Service

 Byron Nuclear Unit 1 Returns to Service

Byron Generating Station Unit 1 in Illinois returned to service after completing a scheduled refueling outage.
 
The outage began Sept. 14 and ended Oct. 5. Approximately 2,000 Exelon (NYSE: EXC) employees and supplemental workers performed more than 10,000 activities during the outage, including safety inspections, equipment tests and refurbishments. Operators also replaced about one-third of the reactor’s fuel.
 
Unit 2 operated at full power throughout Unit 1’s outage.
 
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