Entergy—Palisades Nuclear Generating Station
APTIM provides best-in-class maintenance, modification and construction services to Entergy at the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station, a nuclear power plant located on Lake Michigan, in Van Buren County's Covert Township, Michigan, five miles south of South Haven, Michigan, U.S.
The station is a Westinghouse pressurized water reactor, generating 811 MW of electricity. The station is cooled by Lake Michigan via mechanical draft cooling towers.
Representative tasks include:
- Mechanical modifications
- Electrical modifications
- ISI support
- Plant painting
- Nozzle block removal
- DBT security upgrades
- RWCU valve replacement
- SRV replacements
- FW heater vent piping replacement
- Extraction steam piping replacement
- Building demolition
- Recirculating scoop tube actuator replacement
- Scaffold erection
- Valve maintenance and modifications
- Asbestos abatement projects
- Feedwater heater drain level control valve replacements
In addition to Palisades, APTIM provides the maintenance and modification services to the Entergy North and South Nuclear fleets. APTIM enjoys a successful relationship with Entergy, a strategic account. We have supported numerous refuel outages and forced outages over the past several years. APTIM utilizes mixed craft for certain tasks to maintain a diverse workforce for possible emergent work. We also move core group craft employees from site to site to support refueling outages and forced outages.