Prairie Island Outage Information, Unit 1

Contact Information

1717 Wakonade Dr
Welch, MN 55089

Upcoming Outage

Start Date September 21, 2020
Duration 33 days

Weather Forecast

Next 7 days
Today Sep 23 Sep 24 Sep 25 Sep 26 Sep 27 Sep 28
82°F / 57°F

Clear throughout the day.

83°F / 63°F

Clear throughout the day.

74°F / 60°F

Rain in the morning.

85°F / 62°F

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

75°F / 46°F

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

71°F / 54°F

Rain in the evening and overnight.

66°F / 43°F

Possible light rain in the morning.

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Nuclear Energy Is a Fission-ary Idea
Sep 22 2020

This allows France to develop 71 percent of its energy from only 56 plants, and 17 percent of its total from recycled fuel, according to the World Nuclear Association. Unsurprisingly, the country has an extremely low level of per capita power generation ...

EDITORIAL: Much at stake in picking a final nuclear waste disposal site
Sep 22 2020

Two local communities in Hokkaido are considering pitching themselves as candidates for the site for final disposal of highly radioactive waste from nuclear power plants. Last month, the mayor of Suttsu in the northernmost main island said the municipal government is thinking to apply for the first stage of the three-stage process of selecting the site for the nation’s final repository for nuclear waste.

Pandemic doesn't stop refueling of power plant
Sep 21 2020

Now, while many office employees are still not working at the plant, Xcel is beginning the process of bringing employees and contractors in for an autumn refueling. Scott Sharp is the vice president of the Prairie Island nuclear plant. “As far as the ...

Hitachi withdraws from Wylfa nuclear power plant
Sep 16 2020

Hitachi has this morning confirmed that it is scrapping plans for a £15 - £20bn nuclear power plant on the island of Anglesey in Wales.


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Hwy 61 to Withers Harbor Dr
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About 17 minutes from the site.

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