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August 15, 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact:
Jerry Nappi
Indian Point Energy Center
jnappi@entergy.com
(914) 254-7132
Entergy Returns Indian Point 3 Nuclear Power Plant to Service

Buchanan, N.Y. – Control room operators returned the Indian Point unit 3 nuclear power plant to service Friday afternoon after the plant automatically and safely shut down on Wednesday in response to a false electrical signal indicating a change in pressure. The signal caused the reactor to shut down as designed.

A faulty electrical relay component was replaced prior to returning the plant to service.

Unit 2 was unaffected by the shutdown and has been online for 150 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.

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Indian Point Energy Center’s online address is www.safesecurevital.com
Entergy’s online address is www.entergy.com
Twitter: @Indian_Point
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