Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down Early for $58 Million Refueling and Maintenance After Apparent Equipment Failure

Following its second longest period of continuous service, Palisades Nuclear Power Plant shut down on September 16 earlier than planned due to an apparent equipment problem to begin a refueling and maintenance outage that puts 1,600 skilled professionals and a $58 million investment to work in southwest Michigan.

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  • 600 PeoplePalisades provides hundreds of well-paying, highly skilled jobs for men and women in our area.
  • $350,000Annual charitable contributions to community events and non-profit organizations.

Palisades Nuclear Plant is a vital source of safe, clean energy and we take great pride in our ability to maintain our facility safely and securely. We make significant operational improvements on an ongoing basis to help ensure the safety and performance of our facility.