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.