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2011-05-18 07:38:00

BERWICK, Pa., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Susquehanna, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), announced Wednesday (5/18) the appointment of a 30-year veteran of the nuclear power industry as site vice president-Susquehanna. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/PH04410 ) Russ Kearney comes to PPL Susquehanna from the Clinton Power Station, a single-unit Boiling Water Reactor in Clinton, Ill., where he has been site vice president since January 2008. During his...

2011-04-18 08:38:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, shut down earlier today for scheduled refueling and maintenance. Two hundred eighty-four of the 748 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted while the unit is off line. Preventative maintenance to ensure continued safe and reliable operations will be...

2011-04-11 08:27:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 2, located in Shippingport, Pa., returned to service early today following a March 7, 2011, shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 904 megawatt (net) unit began producing electricity at 12:44 a.m. and is currently operating at 27 percent power. The plant is expected to reach full power in the next...

2011-03-07 05:02:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 7, 2011 /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 earlier today for scheduled refueling and maintenance. While the unit is off line, 64 of the 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and numerous safety inspections will be conducted. In addition, preventative maintenance to ensure continued safe and reliable operations will be...

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:...

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....

2010-10-02 07:23:00

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station Unit 1 in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, shut down earlier today for scheduled refueling and maintenance. While off line, 60 out of the 157 fuel assemblies will be exchanged and safety inspections conducted. As part of the process, one of three reactor coolant pump motors will be replaced for added...

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....

2010-06-29 07:49:00

OAK HARBOR, Ohio, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) announced today that the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, returned to service on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, following a scheduled refueling outage. The outage began on February 28, 2010, and included work to modify a number of control rod drive nozzles to ensure their structural integrity and continued safe and reliable plant operations. FENOC is a subsidiary of...

2010-06-21 14:56:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today plans to accelerate the replacement of the reactor head at the company's Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. FENOC plans to shut down the 908-megawatt unit in the fall of 2011 to install the new reactor head. The project was originally scheduled for 2014. Davis-Besse is currently preparing for restart following a...


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