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Exelon Wants Reward For Low-Carbon Power

Feb 26, 2015
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After issuing warnings it may have to close down half its nuclear fleet,  Exelon has introduced a proposal it says would keep them open. It signals the start of what's expected to be a long debate over energy policy in Illinois.

Exelon is one of the biggest and most powerful corporations in the state.

"No one from Exelon has ever denied that the company is profitable. It is," said Joe Dominguez, Senior Vice President of Exelon Generation.

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A spokesman for Exelon's Byron station confirms there are economic pressures on the Byron, Clinton and Quad Cities facilities. The spokesman tells WNIJ that Exelon sent lawmakers information in the hopes they gain a better understanding of the value of these nuclear facilities to the state economy and the impact of closing at-risk facilities early.

How Real Is The Threat To Close Nuke Plants?

Mar 11, 2014
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One energy analyst says discussion about closing some of Exelon's nuclear power plants in Illinois should be viewed as a real possibility.

Illinois At The Center Of Nuclear Waste Debate

Nov 1, 2013
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A U.S. Senate proposal would address the need for a permanent storage site for the nation’s nuclear waste. But an Illinois watchdog has concerns how it might affect the state in the short-term.

Exelon is at the center of an investigation by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The agency says the Illinois-based company “deliberately” misled regulators about the status of funds set aside to decommission power plants, including the facility in Byron.

Nuclear Plant Upgrades

Mar 20, 2012

 

Exelon Energy says it has finished upgrading equipment at a northern Illinois nuclear plant.