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Arkansas Nuclear One: Units 1 and 2

Arkansas Nuclear Unit 2 to Go On-line Next Month

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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:47 pm

Sources inside Entergy confirmed that the company plans to restart generator unit 2 in May as Chairman Leo Denault told investors in a Thursday meeting.

Unit 2 has been off-line since the  550 ton stator of generator unit 1 crashed to the floor following a rigging failure on March 31, killing one and injuring eight.

Although it sustained no damge itself, unit two has been out of service as a matter of course since the terrible accident.

It is unknown when generator unit one will resume operation.

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