Plant operator PPL Susquehanna shut the unit down May 30 to inspect the turbine after finding a small number of cracked turbine blades on Unit 1 during a planned inspection earlier this spring. After replacing affected blades and completing other maintenance work, Unit 1 returned to service June 7.
Workers did not find any issues with the blades on Unit 2 during the inspection.
The Susquehanna plant is owned jointly by PPL Susquehanna LLC and Allegheny Electric Cooperative Inc. and is operated by PPL Susquehanna.
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