Special Interest Station Updates
2016 - Q3
[Aug. 28, 2016]: On the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 27, as directed by the Independent Electricity System Operator, Darlington unit 1 was powered down. During the time of powering the unit down, near-site residents may have witnessed larger than normal amounts of steam.
This steam does not pose any threat to employee or public safety and has no environmental impact.
Unit 1 is operating at 59 per cent, while units 2, 3 and 4 are operating at full power.
For previous station updates, review the archive.
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Questions? Contact: Kevin Powers, Director Nuclear Public Affairs at 416-592-8470.