Clinton Power Station returns to service after planned outage


CLINTON — Operators at Clinton Power Station returned the unit to full power over the weekend following a scheduled refueling outage which began on April 30. The unit was synchronized to the electrical power grid on May 21 at 6:00 p.m. and reached full power Saturday morning.
During this year’s outage, workers installed six new power transformers and performed thousands of inspections and maintenance activities to ensure reliability for another two-year operating cycle.
Clinton Power Station is located approximately six miles east of Clinton, Ill. The station can produce more than 1,069 megawatts of carbon-free electricity at full power – enough to power more than a million homes and businesses.