Plant Hatch Unit 2 starts maintenance outage

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted25/Oct/2011
Author: Spencer Ogden

Southern Company has reported that the Plant Hatch Unit 2 located in Georgia,US, has been turned offline for a scheduled maintenance outage.


The primary focus of the maintenance outage is to replace a relief valve inside the drywall of containment.

The company said Plant Hatch Unit 1 will continue to safely generate electricity while Unit 2 is offline.

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, operates the Edwin I Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Georgia., the Joseph M Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Alaska, and the Alvin W Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia.

US-based Southern Company is an energy company serving the southeast.