Unit 1 at the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Begins Brief Maintenance Outage

BERWICK, Pa., Aug. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid on Saturday, August 18 to perform a brief, proactive maintenance outage.

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"Susquehanna's maintenance professionals will be restoring redundancy to a major piece of equipment to ensure reliability and predictability of our generation equipment," said Brad Berryman, Site Vice President.  "Our team is driving toward industry leadership in the areas of safety, operational and financial performance. The station decided to take this action, at this time, to ensure Susquehanna achieves its 2018 objectives."

The Susquehanna plant, located about seven miles north of Berwick, is owned jointly by Susquehanna Nuclear LLC and Allegheny Electric Cooperative Inc. and is operated by Susquehanna Nuclear. For information, visit www.susquehannanuclear.com.

Susquehanna Nuclear LLC is one of Talen Energy's generating affiliates. Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in the United States. Our diverse generating fleet operates in well-developed, structured wholesale power markets. To learn more about us, visit www.talenenergy.com.

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SOURCE Susquehanna Nuclear LLC