TITLE

Shortest outage ever

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Power;May2005, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the refueling outage at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant of PPL Corp. in Berwick, Pennsylvania. Statement from Bob Saccone, PPL vice president of nuclear operations, on the outage; Improvements in the refueling process; Advantages of the outage.
ACCESSION #
17202088

 

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