DTE Starts Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan After Refueling

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- DTE Energy Co.’s Detroit Edison unit started its Fermi 2 nuclear power plant today after completing maintenance and refueling that began on Oct. 24.

The 1,140-megawatt station, which supplies electricity to southeast Michigan, was operating at 25 percent of capacity today and will increase to full power over the next several days, Detroit-based DTE said in a statement.

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