SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 13, 2008 09:00 ET

Water Circulation Issue Forces 565-Megawatt Illinois Plant Offline, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - August 13, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The 565-megawatt (MW) Meredosia Power Station, which is owned and operated by AmerenEnergy Generating Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) (St. Louis, Missouri), was shut down on August 9 because of water circulation issues. The problem occurred when a tree log rammed into screens, causing the recirculating pump to malfunction. Two of the plant's four turbines were manufactured by General Electric (NYSE:GE) (Fairfield, Connecticut).

For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at, or browse other breaking industrial news stories at

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) is a marketing information service specializing in industrial process, energy and financial related markets with products and services ranging from industry news, analytics, forecasting, plant and project databases, as well as multimedia services. For more information send inquiries to or visit us online at

Related News Articles

Caribbean Utilities Performs Outage Work on Diesel Engines

Alabama Nuclear Reactor Forced to Derate after Steam Leak

Cooling Tower Issue Forces 1,065-Megawatt Nuclear Unit Offline in Alabama

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joe Govreau