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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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With nuclear plants & jobs at stake, lawmakers set to vote on clean energy deal

With nuclear plants & jobs at stake, lawmakers set to vote on clean energy deal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois lawmakers continue to hammer out the final details of a sweeping clean energy bill, set for a vote later this week in Springfield. For two Illinois power plants and with more than 28,000 jobs on the …

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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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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 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…

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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