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Latest Beaver Valley Nuclear Generating Station Stories

2011-06-24 08:30:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Emergency Operations Facility for the Beaver Valley Power Station on Monday, June 27, at the Beaver County Airport, 135 Cessna Drive, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. The event will begin at 11 a.m. Officials from FENOC, Beaver County and area emergency management agencies will be on hand for the groundbreaking....

2011-06-21 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear utility representatives from 16 European Union (EU) countries attended Westinghouse Electric Company's Stress Test Workshop in Brussels, Belgium. Westinghouse conducted the workshop to support utility customers as they formulate plans to implement an EU agreement to hold nuclear plant stress tests. The tests will assess the resistance of the EU's 143 reactors to natural disasters, as well as to man-made failures and actions. "The...

2011-06-15 14:36:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), broke ground today for a new Emergency Operations Center in Painesville, Ohio, for the Perry Nuclear Power Plant. The 12,000 square-foot facility will house activities related to maintaining public health and safety during the unlikely event of an emergency at the plant. Personnel will utilize state-of-the-art equipment to monitor environmental...

2011-06-13 12:04:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, June 15, at 7755 Auburn Rd., Painesville, Ohio, for a new Emergency Operations Center for the Perry Nuclear Power Plant. The event will begin at 10 a.m. FENOC officials, as well as representatives from Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula County government agencies, will be on hand for the groundbreaking. Perry Vice...

2011-06-13 08:50:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that Eric A. Larson has been named vice president, Nuclear Support. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/CL18476 ) Larson is responsible for FENOC's fleet operations, security and strategic industry initiatives for the company's three nuclear power plants. He also has oversight responsibility for the BETA Laboratory,...

2011-01-18 07:46:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter P. Sena of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). Sena, who is currently senior vice president, FENOC Operations, will assume his new position following completion of the proposed merger of FirstEnergy and Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE). (Photo:...

2011-01-17 09:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is now offering Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) residential electric customers a fixed price of 6.19 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation until December 2012. "FirstEnergy Solutions is offering the lowest price on electric generation* in Penn Power's service area," said Tony Banks, vice president of Product & Market Development for FirstEnergy Solutions....

2010-12-28 15:19:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that its FirstEnergy Generation Corp. subsidiary sold a 6.65 percent participation interest in the output of the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation (OVEC) to Peninsula Generation Cooperative, a subsidiary of Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative, Inc., for an undisclosed amount. The sale, which closed today and is effective December 31, 2010, involves approximately 150 megawatts (MW) of capacity...

2010-11-04 07:23:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station Unit 1, located in Shippingport, Pa., returned to service today following an October 2 shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 911-megawatt plant is currently operating at 24 percent power and is expected to reach full power in the next several days. Unit 1 began producing electricity at 4:49 a.m....

2010-08-30 14:03:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that it had submitted an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for renewal of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station operating license. The 908-megawatt plant located in Oak Harbor, Ohio, is licensed to operate until 2017. If approved, license renewal would extend operations for an additional 20 years, until 2037....