ONTARIO, NY – Operators at Exelon Generation’s R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant removed the unit from service at 5:45 p.m. today to repair transmission system equipment in the electrical switchyard. The shutdown will have no impact on electrical service to customers.
R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant is located on 426 acres along the south shores of Lake Ontario in Ontario, NY, about 20 miles northeast of Rochester and 53 miles southwest of Exelon's Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station. The plant generates enough carbon-free electricity for nearly 500,000 homes.