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Indian Point Unit 2 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

Indian Point Unit 2 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

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Entergy to Conduct Planned Security Training Exercises at Indian Point

Security officers will be participating in a scheduled training drill at the Indian Point Energy Center during parts of the day and evening on June 29. The training drills will involve simulated attack scenarios intended to be as realistic as possible. Members of the public may hear what appears to be gunfire from simulated weapons systems used during the exercises.

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Control Room Operators Shut Down Indian Point 2 Nuclear Power Plant

Control room operators shut down Indian Point’s Unit 2 nuclear power plant Monday afternoon following an issue with the speed control system on one of the unit’s two main feedwater pumps. Feedwater pumps are located on the non-nuclear side of the plant and distribute water to the plant’s four steam generators to be reheated in order to make the steam required to generate electricity. There was no release of radioactivity and no threat to the safety of workers or the public. Plant equipment operated as designed in response to the shutdown.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

Indian Point’s Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service Thursday, generating electricity. Control room operators removed the plant from service on June 12 for a planned maintenance shutdown to replace two water seals that sit between the lid of the reactor and the reactor vessel. The seals were replaced prior to returning the plant to service.

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Entergy Plans Maintenance Shutdown of Indian Point Unit 3

Control room operators are scheduled to remove Indian Point’s Unit 3 nuclear power plant from service Sunday night for a planned maintenance shutdown to replace two water seals that sit between the lid of the reactor and the reactor vessel. Operators have been monitoring slight water leakage past the seals during the last few weeks and are acting conservatively and proactively to replace the seals out of an abundance of caution.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, May 31 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 Begins $100 Million Refueling and Maintenance Outage after Powering New York Continuously for More Than 450 Days

Control room operators shut down Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant in Buchanan this morning to begin a nearly $100 million refueling and maintenance outage after 453 days of continuous operation. This work brings 1,000 additional workers and economic benefits to the region, and reinforces Entergy’s commitment to continued safe and reliable operations through the plant’s planned permanent shutdown in 2021.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, February 15 between 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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Entergy, NY Officials Agree on Indian Point Closure in 2020-2021

Entergy, NY Officials Agree on Indian Point Closure in 2020-2021

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, November 9 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Indian Point to Conduct Planned Security Training Exercises; Drills to Include Simulated Weaponry, Artificial Gunfire

Security officers will be participating in a scheduled training drill at the Indian Point Energy Center during parts of the day and evening on October 4 and October 13. The training drills will involve simulated attack scenarios that are intended to be as realistic as possible. Members of the public may hear what appears to be gunfire from simulated weapons systems used during the exercises.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, September 21 between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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Indian Point to Conduct Security Training Exercises Friday; Drills to Include Simulated Weaponry, Artificial Gunfire

Security officers will be participating in a scheduled training drill at the Indian Point Energy Center on Friday, September 9, 2016 during the daytime. Members of the public may hear what appears to be gunfire from our simulated weapons systems which are used during the exercises.

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Entergy Returns Indian Point Unit 2 to Service

Control room operators returned the Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant to service Thursday afternoon, sending electricity to the grid.

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Planned Security Training Drills at Indian Point This Week; Exercises Will Include Simulated Attack Scenarios with Artificial Gunfire

Security officers will be participating in scheduled training drills at the Indian Point Energy Center during parts of the day and evening on June 21 and June 30. The training drills involve simulated attack scenarios that are intended to be as realistic as possible. Members of the public may hear the sound of artificial gunfire from simulated weaponry used during the exercises.

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Indian Point Unit 2 Returns to Service after $120 Million Refueling, Comprehensive Bolt Replacement, Hundreds of Inspections, Upgrades and Maintenance to Continue Providing Clean Power Safely and Reliably

Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant has returned to service following its successful scheduled $120 million refueling outage and comprehensive inspection and upgrade of plant equipment and systems.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, May 18 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Hundreds of Inspections Completed on Indian Point Unit 2, Replacement of Reactor Liner Bolts Planned

Comprehensive inspections completed during a planned outage at the Indian Point nuclear power plant show critical components at Unit 2 continue to perform safely and as intended, with maintenance required in one area before the plant can be restarted, Entergy Corp. announced today.

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Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 Enters Refueling Outage After Setting Record for Reliability, Online 99.6% of Time, Generates 17.8 Million Megawatt Hours of Electricity Since Last Refueling

Control room operators shut down Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant this morning to begin a planned refueling outage after a two-year run that set a record for power generation.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, February 17 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Entergy Update on Tritium at Indian Point: Fluctuations No Threat to Public Health or Safety

Entergy today released updated findings from follow up groundwater tests at the Indian Point nuclear power plant that confirm anticipated fluctuations in tritium levels. These levels continue to pose no threat to public health or safety.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down

Indian Point's Unit 3 nuclear power plant automatically shut down today around 7:00 p.m. as a result of an electrical disturbance on the non-nuclear side of the plant. The disturbance caused the main electrical generator and reactor to shut down automatically and safely, as designed.

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Entergy Receives Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approval to Continue Operating Indian Point Unit 3 While Seeking License Renewal

Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has received the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's notice that while pursuing license renewal, it can continue to operate the Indian Point nuclear power plant's Unit 3 under its existing license, ensuring clean and safe power for millions of New Yorkers.

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Indian Point 2 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

Indian Point's Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service this afternoon, generating electricity three days after control room operators safely shut it down following a power loss to several control rods. Prior to this brief outage, the plant ran continuously for 627 days, a record for that unit.

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Indian Point 2 Nuclear Power Plant Safely Shut Down

Control room operators safely shut down Indian Point's unit 2 power plant around 5:30 p.m. today after they observed indication of a power loss to several control rods.

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Experts Testify Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Will Use State-of-the-Art Science, Legally Enforceable Commitments Over Next 20 Years to Assure Safety

The Indian Point nuclear power plant has made legally enforceable commitments based on state-of-the-art science to ensure that its safe operation will be closely monitored throughout the 20-year period of renewed licenses, experts testified at hearings that ended Thursday. A three-judge panel of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, meeting in Tarrytown, NY, heard testimony this week by technical experts from Westinghouse, Structural Integrity Associates, and Entergy.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, November 4, between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

Indian Poin's Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service Friday, generating electricity.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a regular quarterly test of the system on Wednesday, September 16 between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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Entergy Plans Maintenance Shutdown of Indian Point Unit 3

Control room operators will remove Indian Point's Unit 3 nuclear power plant from service for a planned maintenance shutdown on Monday evening to replace two water seals that sit between the lid of the reactor and the reactor vessel.

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Testing of Security Equipment, Training Drills at Indian Point Over Next Three Weeks

Security officers will be participating in scheduled training drills and weapon testing at the Indian Point Energy Center beginning August 18 and occurring on several weekdays over the next three weeks.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

Indian Point’s Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service this afternoon, generating electricity a day after control room operators safely and manually shut down the unit after observing fluctuating water levels inside a steam generator.

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Indian Point Unit 3 Manually Shut Down

Control room operators manually and safely shut down Indian Point unit 3 today upon observing fluctuating water levels inside a steam generator.

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Entergy Probe: Insulation Failure Caused May 9 Indian Point Transformer Fire; Fluid Release into Hudson River Due to Firefighting Water and Foam Exceeding Moat Capacity

A failure of insulation caused a main transformer at the Indian Point nuclear power plant's Unit 3 to short circuit and catch fire May 9, Entergy announced today.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Returns to Service

Indian Point's Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service this afternoon, generating electricity less than 24 hours after the unit safely and automatically shut down following the failure of an electrical switch, or breaker, in a switchyard external to the plant. The switchyard is located across the street from Indian Point and receives electricity generated by the plant before distributing it out to the electrical grid.

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Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down

Buchanan – Indian Point’s Unit 3 nuclear power plant safely and automatically shut down this evening around 7:20 p.m. following an electrical disturbance external to the plant.

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Entergy's Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service yesterday.

Indian Point Unit 3 Back in Service, Generating Electricity Following Transformer Replacement

Entergy's Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service yesterday generating electricity, after a sixteen-day shutdown to replace a failed main electrical transformer. The unit had safely and automatically shut down when the transformer failed on May 9.

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Indian Point Unit 3 Transformer Liquid Discharge into Hudson Estimated at Approximately 3,000 Gallons; Hotline Telephone Available to Report Potential Oil Sightings

Entergy personnel continue working closely with the U.S. Coast Guard and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to investigate and mitigate the environmental impact of dielectric fluid on the river following the May 9 transformer failure at Indian Point Unit 3.

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Entergy Continues Investigation of Failed Transformer, Spilled Dielectric Fluid at Indian Point Energy Center

Entergy continues to investigate the cause of the failed transformer and subsequent spill of the transformer's dielectric fluid following the event which occurred on May 9. The failed transformer is located outdoors in the transformer yard and external to any buildings that contain radioactive materials.

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Entergy Leading Response to Monitor and Mitigate Potential Impacts to Hudson River Following Transformer Failure at Indian Point Energy Center

Entergy continues to lead response and mitigation efforts following the May 9 transformer failure that led to the safe shutdown of Indian Point unit 3.

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Entergy Leading Response to Monitor and Mitigate Potential Impacts to Hudson River Following Transformer Failure at Indian Point Energy Center

Entergy continues to lead response and mitigation efforts following the May 9 transformer failure that led to the safe shutdown of Indian Point unit 3.

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Entergy to Test Indian Point Siren System

The Indian Point Energy Center emergency notification sirens will sound during a test of the system on Wednesday, May 13 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Indian Point Unit 3 Safely Shutdown Following Failure of Transformer

Indian Point unit 3 safely and automatically shut down as designed following a failure of one of two main electrical transformers at the plant around 6:00p.m. The plant is currently in a safe,stable shutdown condition.

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Planned Security Training Drills at Indian Point This Week; Exercises Will Include Simulated Attack Scenarios with Artificial Gunfire

Security officers will be participating in scheduled training drills at the Indian Point Energy Center during parts of the day and evening on April 23 and April 28 involving simulated attack scenarios that are intended to be as realistic as possible.

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Renewal at Entergy's Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant: Generating Unit 3 Returns to Service after Hundreds of Equipment Overhauls, Upgrades, and Inspections and Refueling

Entergy's Indian Point nuclear power plant has returned to full service, renewed after a $50 million investment to upgrade, replace, overhaul and inspect hundreds of pieces of equipment that help make the plant safer today than when it was built.

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