The Palisades Power Plant, pictured in Covert Township, was scheduled to close May 31 for decommissioning. However, Entergy officials chose to shut it down earlier than expected on Friday. 

COVERT — Could the Palisades plant generate nuclear power once again?

With new designs for smaller reactors, the possibility remains open, said Pat O’Brien, senior manager for Holtec International. He told reporters Tuesday the company has developed small modular reactor designs that it plans to implement for at least one other decommissioning site.

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