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Industrial Info Resources

February 21, 2011 06:20 ET

Progress Energy's Crystal River Nuclear Unit 3 Outage Draws to a Close, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 21, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In September 2009, Progress Energy Incorporated (NYSE:PGN) began a planned 75-day outage to refuel the Unit 3 reactor and replace the steam turbine-generators at its Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County, Florida. During the outage, a crack was discovered in the containment dome, resulting in the outage being extended indefinitely for repairs. Repairs are finally wrapping up at the facility, and startup activities for the reactor are expected to begin in the next two months.

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