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2013-02-18 16:20:58

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) recently named a team of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) employees as winners of an annual Technology Transfer award, recognizing successful research, development and implementation of technology solutions that benefit the electric power industry. FENOC was the first company in the U.S. nuclear power industry to use a standardized process developed by EPRI to train and confirm workers'...

2013-02-05 16:21:26

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) announced today that its fleet of power plants - the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio; and Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio - achieved improved personal safety performance in 2012, with five federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents. This represents FENOC's second best OSHA performance...

2012-11-26 12:30:15

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today announced that Peter P. Sena III, currently president and chief operating officer, has been elected president and chief nuclear officer of FENOC. In his new position, Sena will provide overall guidance and strategy to the FENOC nuclear fleet and interface with industry leadership to drive high standards and best practices that enhance...

2012-11-03 11:20:11

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 2 in Shippingport, Penn., returned to service at 5:22 p.m. last night following a September 24, 2012, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 904-megawatt plant is currently operating at 23 percent power and is expected to reach full power in the next week. During the outage, 65 of the plant's 157 fuel...

2012-10-23 11:21:30

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today announced that construction of the Emergency Operations Facility for its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station has been completed. Located in Lindsey, Ohio, the new 12,000-square-foot facility supports overall management of activities related to maintaining public health and safety during the unlikely event of an emergency at the plant. The facility also...

2012-09-28 02:21:36

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today several management changes at its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa. Raymond A. Lieb, currently director of Site Operations at Beaver Valley, has been promoted to site vice president of Davis-Besse, effective October 8, 2012. Lieb replaces Barry Allen, who has accepted...

2012-09-24 02:21:19

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 2 in Shippingport, Pa., shut down at 12:00 a.m. today for scheduled refueling, maintenance and a turbine upgrade expected to improve efficiency and reliability. While the unit is off line, 65 of the 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted, including inspections of...

2012-09-17 10:21:26

SHIPPINGPORT, Pa., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) today announced plans to expand used nuclear fuel storage capacity at its two-unit Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa. Under the plan, above-ground, airtight steel and concrete canisters will be installed that provide cooling to used fuel assemblies through natural air circulation. The canisters will be stored on a thick concrete pad located within Beaver Valley's highly secured,...

2012-07-17 06:23:46

AKRON, Ohio, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today announced that construction of the Emergency Operations Facility for its Perry Nuclear Power Plant has been completed. The new 12,000-square-foot facility supports overall management of activities related to maintaining public health and safety during the unlikely event of an emergency at the plant. The facility also will be used by Perry's emergency...

2012-06-13 06:21:05

AKRON, Ohio, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, returned to service early today following a May 6, 2012, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 908-megawatt Davis-Besse unit began producing electricity at 3:37 a.m. and is currently operating at approximately 30 percent power. The unit is expected to reach full power this week....