Unit 1 at the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service

BERWICK, Pa., Aug. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna nuclear power plant's Unit 1 reactor resumed generating safe, carbon-free electricity for the regional power grid on Friday August 24 after completing a brief, proactive maintenance outage.

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"Susquehanna's maintenance professionals completed proactive maintenance actions to restore redundancy to a major piece of equipment. These actions help ensure reliability and predictability of our generation equipment," said Brad Berryman, Site Vice President. 

Unit 2 at the plant remained in safe, continuous operation at full power throughout the outage.

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, visit www.talenenergy.com.


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