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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....

2012-05-11 06:21:34

AKRON, Ohio, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 in Shippingport, Pa., returned to service this morning following an April 9, 2012, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. Beaver Valley's 911-megawatt Unit 1 began producing electricity at 10:00 a.m. today. The plant, currently operating at 40 percent power, is expected to reach full power this week. During...

2012-05-07 06:22:46

AKRON, Ohio, May 7, 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, shut down early on May 6, 2012, for scheduled refueling and maintenance. While the 908-megawatt unit is off line, 68 of the 177 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted, including inspections of the steam generators. In addition,...

2012-04-09 06:21:02

AKRON, Ohio, April 9, 2012 /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 earlier today for scheduled refueling and maintenance. 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 the unit's high pressure turbine, main electrical generator and...

2012-03-30 06:21:06

AKRON, Ohio, March 30, 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 Beaver Valley Power Station 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 Beaver Valley's...

2012-02-28 11:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) announced today that it has completed its Root Cause Analysis Report regarding the cause of the tight cracks identified in portions of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Shield Building during its fall 2011 reactor head replacement outage. The report has been submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This extensive evaluation supports earlier analysis that concludes the structural integrity...

2012-01-06 07:39:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) representatives last night at a public meeting informed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it successfully completed an outage at its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station to replace its reactor vessel head and perform other scheduled maintenance. FENOC officials also stated that a thorough engineering analysis and assessment of its shield building conducted during the outage confirmed the...

2011-12-14 13:15:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Vito A. Kaminskas 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. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111214/CL22735 ) A 37-year veteran of the nuclear power industry, Kaminskas was most recently...