Buchanan, N.Y. – Control room operators returned the Indian Point unit 3 nuclear power plant to service Wednesday afternoon after the plant safely shut down on Monday evening following the failure of a controller that regulates the flow of water into one of the plant''s four steam generators.
The controller has been replaced.
Unit 3 had been online for 159 continuous days prior to the shutdown.
Unit 2 was unaffected by the shutdown and has been online for 189 continuous days.
Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y., is home to two operating nuclear power plants, unit 2 and unit 3, which generate approximately 2000 megawatts of electricity for homes, businesses and public facilities in New York City and Westchester County.
Indian Point Energy Center''s online address is www.safesecurevital.com
Entergy''s online address is www.entergy.com