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Reactor 1 at Diabo Canyon is back in partial operation

The Diablo Canyon nuclear plant's No. 1 reactor, shut down last week, has resumed operating at 30 percent capacity, officials said Tuesday. Pacific Gas & Electric spokesman Ron Weinberg said the power level would go no higher until additional tests were completed.

The automatic shutdown Saturday followed an electrical malfunction in a computerized control system for the units turbine generator.

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