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Exelon faces closure of its Illinois NPPs if new legislation is not adopted US power utility Exelon said on 19 July that the four nuclear plants serving Chicago and northern Illinois are approaching a combined 41 years, or 15,000 consecutive days, of continuous service at a time when the energy grid is increasingly…
Illinois lawmakers question Exelon audit SPRINGFIELD – Members of a state Senate committee sharply criticized a recent audit of Exelon’s nuclear power plant operations that suggested ratepayers may need to subsidize two of those plants by as much as $350 million over the next five years. Gov.
Exelon Threatens To Mothball Four Nuclear Power Plants Unless Paid A Premium For Their Zero-Carbon Electricity
Exelon Threatens To Mothball Four Nuclear Power Plants Unless Paid A Premium For Their Zero-Carbon Electricity Lawmakers often turn to federally chartered “Independent Market Monitors” to vet the nuclear industry’s claims that its plants are money-losing. This is an investigation of how one of these expert groups arrived at its striking conclusion about two nuclear
A look at Exelon’s 4 economically challenged nuclear plants in Illinois Exelon Corp. -owned nuclear power plants in Illinois eyed for early retirement have had declining financial margins of late, according to an analysis using S&P Global Market Intelligence’s plant-level production cost model.
Exelon’s Crane says decision on nuke closures looming “We will not run plants and lose free cash flow or earnings on assets that are not supporting themselves,” Crane said. “It’s reality,” he added. “We’ve shut two units down in recent years if we could not see a path to sustainability of those assets in the
Channahon Village Board supports local nuclear power plants Area nuclear power plants are facing the possibility of closing. According to some local proponents of the Dresden, Braidwood and LaSalle stations, the public needs to jump into the fight to keep them open.
Ready or not, Springfield preps for an energy-industry rumble For decades, major energy initiatives in Illinois have run through two gatekeepers-House Speaker Michael Madigan and Commonwealth Edison. Springfield is preparing to test whether it can fundamentally alter the state’s energy future with those two political powerhouses sidelined. “We have a lot of work to do-and