Picking up steam: Nuclear plant's two new steam generators sail through Red Wing
More than 660 tons of machinery floated through Red Wing Friday morning.
A barge carrying two new steam generators -- both destined for Prairie Island nuclear plant's Unit 2 -- passed under the Eisenhower Bridge and in front of Levee and Bay Point parks at about 7:30.
The generators are an integral part of the nuclear plant's pressurized water reactor, Xcel Energy Director of Nuclear Regulatory Policy Terry Pickens said.
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