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2014-01-31 16:21:49

Major Projects Include Installation of Two New Steam Generators AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will shut down early Saturday morning to begin installation of two new steam generators and complete refueling and other scheduled maintenance. The new steam generators are expected to enhance safe and reliable...

2013-11-06 00:20:38

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) announced tonight that Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 is safely shut down as plant personnel assess the cause of a small electrical wiring fire. An unusual event, the lowest of four nuclear emergency classifications, was declared at 6:28 p.m. this evening in response to the issue. Operators manually shut down Beaver Valley Unit 1 shortly before 6:00 p.m. today after receiving indications of...

2013-11-05 08:25:15

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 in Shippingport, Penn., returned to service at 10:10 p.m. on November 4, 2013, following a September 30, 2013, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 911-megawatt plant is currently operating at 41 percent power and is expected to reach full power in the next week. During the outage, 60 of the...

2013-09-30 08:23:08

Major Projects Include Upgrade of Low Pressure Turbines AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 in Shippingport, Pa., shut down at 12:01 a.m. today for scheduled refueling, maintenance and a turbine upgrade that is designed to improve efficiency and reliability. While the unit is offline, 60 of the 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and...

2013-08-30 12:21:27

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Ernest (Ernie) J. Harkness site vice president at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for overall management, direction and coordination of operation of the Perry Plant. Harkness replaces Vito Kaminskas, who has elected to retire following 38 years in the nuclear industry. A seasoned nuclear...

2013-06-06 16:21:48

Company to Replace Steam Generators at Pennsylvania Nuclear Power Plant FREDERICK, Md., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services for replacing three steam generators at Unit 2 of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company's (FENOC) Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania. Bechtel replaced three steam generators at Beaver Valley Unit 1 in 2006. (Logo:...

2013-05-29 16:22:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has recognized FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) with a Top Industry Practice Award for developing and implementing a maintenance program that increases safe nuclear plant operations by improving equipment reliability and work efficiency. Fifteen Engineering and Supply Chain employees from FENOC's Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa., Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio,...

2013-05-16 16:22:33

AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, returned to service at 1:08 p.m. today following a March 18, 2013, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 1,268-megawatt unit is currently operating at 21 percent power. Power levels will vary over the next several days as part of routine testing. The plant is expected to reach full power in the...

2013-03-20 12:22:22

AKRON, Ohio, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today several management changes at its fleet headquarters in Akron, Ohio, and Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa. Paul A. Harden, currently site vice president at Beaver Valley, has been promoted to senior vice president of Fleet Engineering, effective April 15, 2013. Harden, who will report to FENOC President and Chief Nuclear...

2013-03-18 12:22:17

Major Projects Include Upgrade of Low Pressure Turbines AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, shut down at 12 a.m. today for scheduled refueling, maintenance and a turbine upgrade expected to improve efficiency and reliability. While the unit is off line, 280 of the 748 fuel assemblies will be replaced, and numerous safety...