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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 Kendall (Ken) W. Byrd director of engineering at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for providing direction and oversight of the engineering activities and projects performed at Davis-Besse that support safe and reliable operations. A 23-year employee of FirstEnergy, Byrd was...

2011-12-06 09:25:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2011 /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 this morning following replacement of the reactor vessel head and other scheduled maintenance. The outage began on October 1, 2011. The 900-megawatt Davis-Besse unit began producing electricity at 7:23 a.m today. The plant, currently operating at 23 percent...

2011-12-01 09:30:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced that its Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station Unit 1 has been honored with the 2011 Utility Achievement Award for Best Performance by the American Nuclear Society (ANS). The award recognizes Beaver Valley Unit 1 for being the top performing plant among all U.S. nuclear plants for 2010. This is the second time Beaver Valley earned this distinction;...

2011-09-30 12:49:00

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2011 /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 a new reactor vessel head and complete other scheduled maintenance. The new reactor head enhances safe and reliable operation of Davis-Besse. The new head, which replaces the head installed in 2002, features control rod...

2011-09-14 14:33:00

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has announced management changes designed to align resources to drive improvement initiatives across its nuclear fleet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/CL68325-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/CL68325-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110914/CL68325-c ) Kevin Ostrowski has been named vice...

2011-09-08 14:49:00

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is upgrading nearly 60 emergency sirens in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania in areas surrounding the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station. The sirens are part of an extensive emergency response system designed to protect public health and safety. Thirty new sirens with battery backup power are being installed at existing siren locations within 10 miles...

2011-08-30 11:17:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), broke ground today for a new Emergency Operations Facility in Lindsey, Ohio, for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station. The new 12,000 square-foot facility will allow for improved coordination between the plant and state and local emergency management agencies during the unlikely event of an emergency at the plant. Personnel will utilize...

2011-08-05 15:35:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named John Grabnar director of Site Operations at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for overall management of the Perry Plant's Operations, Chemistry, Radiation Protection, Work Management and Outage Management groups. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110805/CL48265 ) Grabnar's 27-year nuclear...

2011-08-05 15:32:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE - FE), has named Rick Fili director of Site Engineering at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for providing direction and oversight of the engineering activities and projects performed at the Perry Plant that support safe and reliable operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110805/CL48256 ) With...

2011-07-14 12:45:00

AKRON, Ohio, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roy Brosi has been named director of Strategic Industry Initiatives for FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). In this newly created position, Brosi is responsible for coordinating FENOC's participation in various nuclear industry initiatives resulting from the recent events at the Fukushima reactors in Japan. He will work closely with nuclear industry groups implementing improvements that...