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Power Loss Shuts Down Fermi Plant via Monroe News

DTE Energy’s Fermi 2 nuclear plant shut down automatically shortly after 4 p.m. Friday afternoon due to an unexplained partial power outage at the facility. Two electrical feeds come into the plant and the plant is designed to automatically shut down when one of those feeds is interrupted.
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Officials still are trying to determine what caused the failure of the feedwater pump and have been running the reactor at reduced power with the remaining pump in the meantime. Fermi 2 is an 1,100-megawatt boiling water reactor that started operating in 1988 after a 20-year construction period that cost $5 billion.Read more at Power Loss Shuts Down Fermi Plant

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