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Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

RED WING - Prairie Island nuclear plant’s Unit 2 reactor was restored to full power this weekend after operators completed work, Xcel Energy said.

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The unit was shut down May 18 for repairs and adjustments to pressure differentials affecting water flow through a drain line, Xcel officials said.

Unit 2 was returned to full power at 3:53 p.m. Saturday.

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