Fermi 2 nuclear plant in Michigan back online after repairs

Published: Nov. 15, 2016 at 11:34 AM EST
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DTE spokesman Stephen Tait says the plant was restarted last week and synced to the system on Sunday. He says it was a "successful outage" to get the work done.

The Monroe News reports ( ) the plant was taken offline Nov. 7 to repair a main unit transformer, which is separate from the reactor. It was the second time in 2016 the plant had been taken offline for scheduled maintenance.

The Detroit-based utility's plant is located along Lake Erie in Monroe County's Frenchtown Township.