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Byron Station Workers Complete Unit 2 Maintenance Outage

Operators at Exelon Nuclear’s Byron Generating Station returned Unit 2 to the electrical grid at 11:28 p.m. Thursday, ending a scheduled maintenance outage that began May 21.

 

 

BYRON, Ill. - Operators at Exelon Nuclear's Byron Generating Station returned Unit 2 to the electrical grid at 11:28 p.m. Thursday, ending a scheduled maintenance outage that began May 21.

"Our workforce safely replaced a pressure relief valve and completed other maintenance work on the unit that will ensure a reliable run through the hot summer period," said site vice president Tim Tulon.

Byron Unit 1 operated at 100 percent power during the Unit 2 outage.

Byron Generating Station is in Ogle County, Ill., about 25 miles southwest of Rockford.

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