DELTA, PA — Operators at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station returned Unit 2 to full power today at 3:01 a.m., successfully completing a maintenance outage that began on December 14. During the outage, technicians inspected, repaired and tested a steam valve before returning the unit to service.
Peach Bottom Unit 3 continued to operate at full power during the Unit 2 outage.
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station is located on the west bank of the Conowingo Pond (Susquehanna River) in York County, Pa. The station is home to two boiling water reactors capable of generating electricity for more than 2.25 million homes and businesses. Both reactors began commercial operation in 1974.