United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for February 29, 2000

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         FEBRUARY 29, 2000

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE            NO INPUT
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED      RECEIVED

HEADQUARTERS                           X
REGION I                               X
REGION II                              X
REGION III          X
REGION IV                              X
PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - REGION III  FEB. 29, 2000

Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

Northern States Power Co.              MR Number: 3-00-0011
Monticello 1                           Date: 02/29/00
Monticello,Minnesota
Dockets: 50-263
BWR/GE-3

Subject: PLANT RESTART FOLLOWING REFUELING OUTGAGE

Discussion:

Approximately 36 hours after reactor criticality and subsequent to plant
startup testing and inspections, the Monticello Cycle 19 refueling outage
officially ended when the unit connected to the electrical distribution
grid at 5:42 a.m. on February 29, 2000.

Regional Action:

The resident inspectors observed control room activities during the
restart and associated testing. No problems were identified with the
performance of operators or safety-related plant equipment. The
inspectors continue to monitor plant operations and power ascension.

Contact:  R.Lanksbury                (630)829-9631
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