Control room operators at Entergy Corp.’s Indian Point Unit 2 will shut down the reactor Thursday as scheduled for the final time, after more than 45 years of producing clean, safe and reliable power for New York.
Entergy Corporation and Holtec International, through their affiliates, jointly filed a License Transfer Application today with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, requesting approval for the transfer of the NRC licenses for the Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec after the last unit permanently shuts down by April 30, 2021.
Entergy Corp. has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own Indian Point Units 1, 2, and 3, located in Buchanan, N.Y., to a Holtec International subsidiary for decommissioning.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant returned to service today following its final refueling and maintenance outage, sending electricity to the grid after a scheduled shutdown that began March 11.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 3 nuclear power plant began its 20th and final refueling and maintenance outage when control room operators removed the reactor from service early Monday morning.
The two operating units at Indian Point Energy Center, Unit 2 and Unit 3, received their renewed operating licenses today from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), ending more than 11 years of regulatory review.
Entergy’s Indian Point Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service on Saturday following its twenty-third successful and final refueling and maintenance outage. Control room operators returned Unit 2 to operation, sending electricity to the grid after a scheduled shutdown that began March 19.
Control room operators shut down Indian Point Energy Center’s Unit 2 nuclear power plant this morning to begin the 23rd and final scheduled refueling and maintenance outage for the generating unit, which has safely and reliably helped power New York City and the lower Hudson Valley since 1974.
Entergy and the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 reached an agreement early Wednesday morning on a new four-year contract for the union’s approximately 330 workers at the Indian Point Energy Center. Currently, Indian Point employs a total of nearly 1,000 employees.