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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.