American Electric Power (AEP) has planned to shut the Unit 2 at the Welsh coal-fired power plant in the US state of Texas for maintenance work on auxiliary equipment.

According to a report filed with state pollution regulators, the shutdown of this 528MW unit will span through September 8-12, Reuters reported.

The Welsh coal-fired power plant, which has a total generating capacity of 1,584MW, is owned and operated by AEP’s Southwest Electric Power Co.

The facility includes three generating units each with a capacity of 528MW, and is equipped with Babcock and Wilcox boilers and Westinghouse steam turbines/generators.