Latest Susquehanna Steam Electric Station Stories

2011-08-19 13:01:00

BERWICK, Pa., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Unit 2 reactor at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania shut down automatically at 10:46 a.m. Friday (8/19). The unit was operating at full power at the time. The shutdown occurred during scheduled, routine equipment surveillance; the cause is under investigation. "The reactor shut down safely. All plant systems are operating as designed," said Timothy S. Rausch, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer...

2011-06-09 11:52:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation plans to build a 115,000-square-foot data and operations center in Upper Macungie Township that will provide long-term benefits for both the company and its customers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/PH17297) The center, a major new investment in the Lehigh Valley, will be located on 12 acres near Route 100 and Interstate 78, about 10 miles west of the corporation's international headquarters in center-city...

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