Three Mile Island Unit 1 Returns to Full Power

 

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Three Mile Island Unit 1 Returns to Full Power

     

LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, PA (Dec. 13, 2016) – Three Mile Island Unit 1 returned to full power at 11:46 p.m. on Dec. 12 after plant personnel successfully performed maintenance on one of several pumps that provide water to the reactor. The unit was taken off line on Thursday, Dec. 1.      

 

Three Mile Island is located 12 miles south of Harrisburg, Pa. in Dauphin County. The plant produces enough carbon-free electricity for more than 800,000 homes. TMI makes a significant impact on the central Pennsylvania economy, including injecting more than $60 million per year through salaries paid to employees. Join us on Twitter and You Tube.

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