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Feds’ decision pinches Talen

Rejected Trump-administration plan would have helped nuke, coal plants
By: John-Erik Koslosky
 
BERWICK — Federal regulators recently shot down a Trump administration plan that would have propped up nuclear and coal plants like those Talen Energy operates outside Berwick and Washingtonville.
Coal and nuclear still fuel about half of the U.S. power supply, according to federal statistics. But […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Industry news|Comments Off on Feds’ decision pinches Talen

Susquehanna supports LCCC

Campaign featuring relationship developed for LCCC’s 50th Anniversary

Luzerne County Community College is developing a campaign that promotes its graduates and Susquehanna Station supports LCCC.  More than 55 Team Susquehanna members graduated from LCCC with advanced degrees – here are several members whose photograph will be featured in a 2017 campaign celebrating LCCC’s 50th Year.

By |December 8th, 2017|Plant news|0 Comments

Sens. Ryan Aument and Don White: Sen. Aument and Sen. White to FERC: Fuel-secure baseload generation at real risk

HARRISBURG – Citing the need to maintain a highly reliable and resilient power grid, Senators Ryan Aument (R-36th) and Don White (R-41st) today introduced a concurrent resolution to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to act quickly to adopt a recent federal Department of Energy proposed rule that would address the loss of […]

Limerick nuclear power plant reliable source of energy, jobs

By: David Gannon

http://www.mcall.com/opinion/yourview/mc-nuclear-power-jobs-gannon-yv-0916-20170915-story.html

Pennsylvania’s policymakers have been rudely awakened by recent developments affecting the nuclear power industry. Many of us in organized labor believe we are approaching a critical moment, and the stakes could not be higher as they relate to jobs and the economy.

The Keystone State ranks second in the nation in nuclear power […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Industry news|0 Comments

Susquehanna Nuclear to test siren system on August 17

Talen Energy will conduct the annual test of all the sirens in the 10 mile radius that are part of the Susquehanna nuclear plant emergency notification system on Thursday, August 17.

“Testing the sirens is an annual requirement that helps us ensure the station’s emergency warning system is working properly,” said Jim Gorman, Talen Energy’s […]