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Massive energy bill becomes law, investing billions between renewable, nuclear sectors

Massive energy bill becomes law, investing billions between renewable, nuclear sectors SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker was joined by environmental and social justice activists, union representatives, and lawmakers from both parties Wednesday as he signed into law a sweeping energy regulation overhaul that aims to phase out carbon emissions from the energy sector by 2045 …

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Illinois Senate passes bill to save nuclear plants, now goes to House

Illinois Senate passes bill to save nuclear plants, now goes to House Robert Besser 4th September 2021, 13:13 GMT+10 SPRINGFIELD, Illinois: As interest in nuclear power has increased worldwide, the Illinois Senate passed a bill early this week to prevent two nuclear power plants from shutting down, and sending the legislation to the House, where …

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Nuke plant decision coming down to the wire

Nuke plant decision coming down to the wire While a new energy legislation aimed at saving the Byron nuclear power station makes its way through the process in Springfield, Exelon said the plant is scheduled to run out of fuel and close on Sept. 13. The Illinois Senate passed SB 18 in the early morning …

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State, federal efforts too late to save Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants, CEO Crane says

State, federal efforts too late to save Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants, CEO Crane says Exelon Generation has two Illinois nuclear plants slated for shutdown and decommissioning this fall, despite recent federal proposals for both a tax credit and a fund for existing nuclear plants, and rising power prices in the state.

Exelon files decommissioning plans to shut down Byron Nuclear Plant

Exelon files decommissioning plans to shut down Byron Nuclear Plant BYRON (WREX) – Exelon Generation, owner of the Byron Nuclear Plant, files decommission reports on Wednesday. It’s among the final steps in retiring the Byron Nuclear Plant. “With no signs of a breakthrough on clean energy legislation in Springfield, we have no choice but to …

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Exelon moves to pull plug on Byron, Dresden nuclear plants, saying Springfield’s failure on energy deal leaves ‘no choice’

Exelon moves ahead with plans to shut down Byron, Dresden nuclear plants, citing Springfield failure to pass energy bill An Exelon spokesman said the company remains hopeful that “clean energy legislation will pass in time for us to reverse these actions,” but they must move toward shuttering the plants. One lawmaker said the action was …

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Exelon faces closure of its Illinois NPPs if new legislation is not adopted

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…

Exelon files to deactivate Byron Nuclear Plant

Exelon files to deactivate Byron Nuclear Plant After months of debate and a potential last second deal, a scheduled deactivation date is set for the Byron Nuclear Plant.After months of debate and a potential last second deal, a scheduled deactivation date is set for the Byron Nuclear Plant, but lawmakers say legislation could still save …

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Byron residents in last ditch effort to save nuclear plant from closure

Byron residents in last ditch effort to save nuclear plant from closure BYRON, Ill. (WTVO) – Local advocates are doubling down on their efforts to save the Byron nuclear plant ahead of the end of the congressional legislative session on Monday. Exelon Generation announced the closure of the Byron and Dresden nuclear power generating stations …

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