Bill Schalk

Indiana Michigan Power names new plant manager for Cook

Author: Bill Schalk

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) has named Kelly Ferneau, current plant operations director, as the new plant manager for the Cook Nuclear Plant. Ferneau, is the sixteenth person to hold the position since plant construction began in 1969, and she is the first female plant manager. “Kelly’s skill set goes well beyond the necessary plant operational...

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Cook Unit 1 begins new 20-year operating license period

Author: Bill Schalk

At midnight on October 25, USA fleet member Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 1’s original 40-year operating license ended and the plant began operation under the renewed license granted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2005. The unit is now licensed to operate until 2034. “Welcome to the next generation of safe, reliable and low-cost electricity...

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