August 19, 2014

 LaSalle Station Unit 2 Return to Service 

 Operators at LaSalle County Generating Station returned Unit 2 to full power today 

 

MARSEILLES, Ill. (August 19, 2014) -- Operators at LaSalle County Generating Station returned Unit 2 to full power today following maintenance on four steam line valves. The unit automatically shut down on Aug. 5.

The shutdown did not affect electrical service to customers.

LaSalle Generating Station is located about 75 miles southwest of Chicago near Marseilles, Ill. At full power, the facility’s two units produce more than 2,200 megawatts of carbon free electricity, enough to power 2.3 million homes.

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