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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 maintenance outage.
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
SOURCE PPL Susquehanna LLC