Thursday, August 21, 2008

FPL shuts down St. Lucie reactor due to flooding

The Palm Beach Post reports that FPL has shut down an 839-megawatt nuclear reactor unit at its St. Lucie power plant due to flooding from Tropical Storm Fay.

The report cited an FPL spokesperson as saying the
St. Lucie 1 reactor was taken offline early Wednesday morning, while the 839- megawatt St. Lucie 2 reactor continues to work at full capacity.

Read the full PB Post report online, here.

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