Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Xcel ends outage at Prairie Island nuclear plant

Email News Alerts

RED WING, Minn. -- The Prairie Island nuclear plant returned to full power at 2 a.m. Monday, wrapping up a project that brought hundreds of extra employees to the area.

Advertisement

Two new steam generators were installed during a refueling and maintenance outage that began Sept. 21, Xcel Energy said Monday. A third of the fuel rods were replaced, along with Unit 2’s 40-year-old steam generators.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness