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.

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...

2011-06-07 13:10:00

BERWICK, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A thorough inspection of the Unit 1 main turbine at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania has revealed blade damage similar to that discovered during a recent routine inspection of the plant's Unit 2 main turbine. "The scope of the turbine blade damage on Unit 1 is virtually identical to what we discovered on Unit 2," said Timothy S.

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.

2011-05-16 09:43:00

BERWICK, Pa., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, near Berwick, Pa., shut down the Unit 1 reactor as planned Monday (5/16) for an inspection of the main turbine.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.