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2010-08-10 19:59:00

BERWICK, Pa., Aug.

2010-06-08 10:59:00

BERWICK, Pa., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With equipment and system upgrades completed during the recent scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, Unit 1 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., is now the largest Boiling Water Reactor in terms of thermal power and generating capacity in the United States, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

2010-04-26 05:50:00

BERWICK, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Workers at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., successfully completed planned maintenance on a water heating system and resumed generating electricity from the plant's Unit 2 early Monday (4/26).

2010-04-23 09:50:00

BERWICK, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., safely shut down the Unit 2 reactor early Friday (4/23) for a planned maintenance outage to repair a heat exchanger tube in a heating system. "The heat exchanger tube is in a system that heats water before it goes into the reactor.

2010-04-21 20:31:00

BERWICK, Pa., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unit 1 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating electricity safely and reliably for customers on Wednesday (4/21) after a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage was completed. "In addition to replacing about 40 percent of the uranium fuel, workers completed a large number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades, all of it aimed at further improving plant safety, reliability and...

2010-03-02 02:14:00

BERWICK, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ending the longest run of simultaneous operation of both units at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania, operators safely shut down the Unit 1 reactor on Tuesday (3/2) to begin a planned refueling and maintenance outage.

2010-02-26 12:27:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced on Friday (2/26) that its generation subsidiary has completed the previously announced sale of its Long Island generation business to an affiliate of J-POWER USA Development Co., Ltd.


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