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BRIDGMAN — Indiana Michigan Power’s Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 1 was reduced to about 50 percent power by operators at midnight April 18, in preparation for planned maintenance on the unit’s main feed pump condenser system.

Spokeswoman Kirstin Rossman said Unit 2 remains safely at 100 percent power and there is no impact to customer electric service.

She said the maintenance is a scheduled activity designed to ensure maximum unit reliability throughout the hot summer months. Unit 1 will remain at the lower power level until the maintenance is completed.

Rossman said for competitive reasons, Cook plant does not provide return-to-service timeline information.

Cook Nuclear Plant is owned and operated by Indiana Michigan Power, a division of American Electric Power. At full capacity, the two units combined produce enough electricity for more than 1.5 million average homes.

I&M is based in Fort Wayne, Ind., and serves more than 599,000 customers. For more information visit www.indianamichigan or www.cook

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