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UPDATE: Indian Point 2 Nuclear Power Plant Back Online after Automatic Shut Down

Workers are investigating the cause of the shutdown.

Update from Indian Point Energy Center, Thursday, June 7, 10 p.m.

Entergy Returns Indian Point 2 Nuclear Power Plant to Service

Buchanan, N.Y. – Control room operators returned the Indian Point unit 2 nuclear power plant to service Thursday evening, June 7.

The plant automatically shut down yesterday, June 6, when an electrical board that regulates current inside the generator failed. The electrical board has been replaced.

Unit 3 continues to operate at full power.

Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y., is home to two operating nuclear power plants, unit 2 and unit 3, which generate approximately 2000 megawatts of electricity for homes, business and public facilities in New York City and Westchester County.

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This is from Indian Point Energy Center, Wednesday, June 6 – Indian Point’s unit 2 nuclear power plant automatically shut down Wednesday morning around 6:00 a.m. Workers are investigating the main electrical generator as a probable cause of the shutdown.

The electrical generator is located on the non-nuclear side of the plant. There was no release of radioactivity and equipment performed normally during the shutdown.

Unit 2 was online for sixty-seven days following completion of its twentieth refueling shutdown in April.

Unit 3 is currently operating at full power.

Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y., is home to two operating nuclear power plants, unit 2 and unit 3, which generate approximately 2000 megawatts of electricity for homes, business and public facilities in New York City and Westchester County.

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