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Nuclear Power Proponents Speak Out To Save Two Illinois Plants

Nuclear Power Proponents Speak Out To Save Two Illinois Plants – Illinois Newsroom CHAMPAIGN – Proponents of nuclear power in Illinois are rallying together in hopes of preventing the decommissioning of two nuclear power plants – the Byron and Dresden Generating Stations. Exelon announced late last year that it plans to retire the two plants …

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Rezin Says Bill to Save Nuclear Power Plants Could be Voted on This Spring

Rezin Says Bill to Save Nuclear Power Plants Could be Voted on This Spring State Senator Sue Rezin says there still haven’t been any bills proposed, but efforts are still underway to pass legislation to keep two nuclear power plants slated to close this year open. Rezin hopes to have something to vote on this …

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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 …

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Illinois AFL-CIO releases updated nuclear impacts report

Illinois AFL-CIO releases updated nuclear impacts report ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – In response to Exelon’s announcement of the premature closure of two of Illinois’ six nuclear plants – Byron and Dresden, the Illinois AFL-CIO released an updated version of the Brattle Group’s Illinois Nuclear Impacts Report. The report highlights the economic losses and environmental impacts …

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Not Much Movement Yet on Legislation to Save Two Nuclear Power Plants from Closure

Not Much Movement Yet on Legislation to Save Two Nuclear Power Plants from Closure Morris State Senator Sue Rezin says there hasn’t been much movement on timely legislation to prevent two nuclear power plants in Morris and Byron from closing down late next year. The two power plants are owned and operated by Exelon.

A look at Exelon’s 4 economically challenged nuclear plants in Illinois

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.

Byron, Morris nuclear plants tentatively set for closure

Byron, Morris nuclear plants tentatively set for closure By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Exelon Corporation on Aug. 27 announced plans to close two Illinois nuclear power plants next year in a decision the company claims is independent of legislative energy policy negotiations. But, in a news release announcing the closures, Exelon’s CEO …

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