US-based energy provider Exelon’s Oyster Creek nuclear power station has resumed full operations and is producing electricity.

It was reported that the return of the 619MW unit 1 of the nuclear plant to service has increased electricity output of the country to seven week high.

Oyster Creek nuclear power station is a single unit boiling water reactor power plant situated on an 800-acre site near the Oyster Creek in the Forked River section of Lacey Township in New Jersey.

The total US output has increased by 0.7% to 87,942MW, according to Nuclear Regulatory Commission data compiled by Bloomberg.

Exelon spokeswoman Suzanne D’Ambrosio was quoted by the publication as saying that the company temporarily shut down the unit to repair a water flow regulator valve.

The unit have started operating at 70% of its capacity at the time NRC compiled the report.