Operators Restart Unit 1 at PPL Susquehanna After Completing Turbine
BERWICK, Pa., June 14, 2013
BERWICK, Pa., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Operators reconnected the Unit 1
reactor at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant to the regional electric grid
Friday (6/14), after completing improvements that will address the turbine
issues experienced at the plant over the past several years.
"We will continue to monitor the performance of the turbines on both units
over the next few years to confirm the modifications are working as designed,"
said Timothy S. Rausch, senior vice president and Chief Nuclear Officer.
Unit 2 returned to service June 5, having completed a refueling and
The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles north of
Berwick, is owned jointly by PPL Susquehanna LLC and Allegheny Electric
Cooperative Inc. and is operated by PPL Susquehanna.
PPL Susquehanna LLC is one of PPL Corporation's generating affiliates. PPL
Corporation (NYSE: PPL), with annual revenue of more than $12 billion, is one
of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of
companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers
in the United States and the United Kingdom, owns more than 18,000 megawatts
of generating capacity in the United States and sells energy in key U.S.
markets. More information is available at www.pplsusquehanna.comand
SOURCE PPL Susquehanna LLC
Contact: Joe Scopelliti, 1-866-832-4474, email@example.com, PPL
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