September 30, 2009
Clinton Station Taken Off-line To Perform Maintenance
Operators at Clinton Power Station removed the unit from service at 12:12 a.m. to perform maintenance on a valve that helps supply steam to a pump.
Clinton, Ill. (Sept. 30, 2009) – Operators at Clinton Power Station removed the unit from service at 12:12 a.m. to perform maintenance on a valve that helps supply steam to a pump.
The work performed will help ensure safe, reliable operations through the remainder of the plant’s operating cycle.
The work cannot be done while the plant is operating, as the valve is located in an area that is not accessible with the plant in operation.
Clinton Power Station is located approximately six miles east of Clinton. The plant can produce approximately 1,065 net megawatts of electricity.
Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with approximately $19 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in northern Illinois and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to approximately 485,000 customers in the Philadelphia area. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.