Dominion says Surry 1 reactor in Virginia on refueling outage


Oct 21 (Reuters) - Dominion Resources Inc shut its838-megawatt Unit 1 at the Surry nuclear power plant in Virginiafor a planned refueling outage, the company said.

An email from the company on Monday did not say how long theoutage would last, but according to Reuters data, it wouldprobably be a month.

Surry 1 was last shut to refuel from May 7 to June 7, 2012.----------------------------------------------------------PLANT BACKGROUND/TIMELINE STATE: Virginia COUNTY: Surry TOWN: Gravel Neck OPERATOR: Dominion Generation OWNER(S): Dominion Resources CAPACITY: 1,638 MW UNIT(S): Unit 1 - 839 MW Westinghouse pressurized water


Unit 2 - 799 MW Westinghouse pressurized water

reactorFUEL: Nuclear DISPATCH: Baseload TIMELINE:1972 - Unit 1 enters service, the plant was designed for

four reactors but only two were built 1973 - Unit 2 enters service 2003 - NRC renews original 40-year operating licenses for

an additional 20 years 2032 - Unit 1 license to expire 2033 - Unit 2 license to expire

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