Unit 2 back at full power at Byron Generating Station - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Unit 2 back at full power at Byron Generating Station


After being shut down on March 20 for a main generator cooling pump malfunction, Unit 2 at Byron's Generating Station is back up and running.

The unit returned to full power at noon on March 23 after repairs were made to the pump. The pump, generator, and motor are all located on the non-nuclear side of the plant.

Exelon Generation Communications Manager Bill Stoermer said there was never any threat to the public or plant employees when the unit malfunctioned.

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