June 2, 1995 in City

Nuclear Plant’s Restart Delayed For Testing

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The state’s only commercial nuclear power plant’s return to operation, scheduled for Friday, will be delayed until next week to perform extensive tests.

The testing is needed because of a change in instrument settings designed to increase the total power output, the Washington Public Power Supply System said Thursday.

Plant No. 2 began its annual maintenance and refueling outage April 22.

“These few extra days provide us the opportunity to wrap up maintenance tasks and complete necessary paperwork during a time when power from Plant 2 is not critical to meeting the region’s needs,” said Rod Webring, acting general manager of Plant No. 2.

The supply system delivers power to the Bonneville Power Administration.


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