One Reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant in Maryland Closed -Baltimore Sun
08/13/2012| 06:50pm US/Eastern
One of two nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant in Maryland was shut down by its operator after a control rod fell into the reactor core and power generation was affected, The Baltimore Sun reported Monday citing a spokesman at the plant.
The incident, which occurred Sunday, didn't pose a public risk, a spokesman for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, or CENG, told the newspaper. CENG, a joint venture between Exelon Corp. (>> Exelon Corporation) and Electricite de France SA (>> EDF), owns the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.
The spokesman said it wasn't known when the unit would be restarted, according to the report.
Full story at http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-calvert-nuclear-shutdown-20120813,0,4708290.story
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