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