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Originally posted by intrptr
Originally posted by Nuke2013
Shutting down a nuclear plant is routine, the only major draw back it to "get rid" of the accumulated power throught the electrical vines. Usualy that "extra" power is sent to anoother facility or send to Quebec Hydro at a loss, yes they pay to get rid of it.
I thought electrical power generation stops when the plant "shuts down"? Where does the "extra accumulated power come" from?