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Byron Generating Station Unit 1 Returns to Full Power

Byron Generating Station Unit 1 returned to full power on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:50 p.m. CDT, following repairs to a main power transformer.

 

 

BYRON, Ill. - Byron Generating Station Unit 1 returned to full power on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:50 p.m. CDT, following repairs to a main power transformer.

The unit automatically shut down March 3 after ice intrusion interrupted power on one of the unit's transformers. Byron Station Unit 2 continued to operate during the Unit 1 shutdown.

Byron Station is located in Ogle County, Ill., about 25 miles southwest of Rockford. With both units at full power, the site produces enough electricity for about 2.3 million homes.

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