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Dresden Unit 2 automatically shut down Saturday morning

Published: Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:12 p.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:13 p.m. CDT

MORRIS — Dresden Unit 2 automatically shut down this morning after experiencing an electrical transient on a power transformer on the non-nuclear side of the plant.

The  plant  responded as expected, safely and without incident. Operators are looking into the cause of the transient, according to a news release from Dresden.

The Dresden Unit 2 shutdown will not have an impact on electrical service to Exelon customers. Dresden Unit 3 continues to operate at full power.

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