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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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Without nuclear plant money, two Illinois towns could face tough decisions

Without nuclear plant money, two Illinois towns could face tough decisions (The Center Square) – The planned closure of two nuclear power plants in Illinois could require rural tax districts to make difficult choices when they cut millions of dollars in spending. Nuclear power company Exelon announced last week it would decommission facilities in Byron …

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Without another bailout, Exelon plans to close two Illinois nuclear plants next year

Without another bailout, Exelon plans to close two Illinois nuclear plants next year With Gov. J.B. Pritzker blocking another round of ratepayer subsidies, ComEd’s parent company said Thursday it plans to close two of the state’s nuclear plants next year. Because nuclear power doesn’t emit heat-trapping pollution, some analysts and scientists think it should be …

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Exelon’s Crane says decision on nuke closures looming

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 …

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