Exelon, PSEG provide merger update

19 June 2006 -- Exelon Corp. and Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. announced today that they are continuing their efforts to obtain approval of their proposed merger before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU).

Under the Exelon/PSEG Merger Agreement, either party has the option to terminate the transaction without penalty at any time after June 20, 2006. However, both companies will continue their efforts to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals. Neither Exelon nor PSEG has taken any action to terminate the Merger Agreement or extend the June 20, 2006 date in the Merger Agreement.

"We are moving ahead to get our last two remaining regulatory approvals," said John W. Rowe, chairman, president, and CEO of Exelon. "We continue to make progress in our discussions with the Department of Justice, and we are involved in ongoing settlement discussions in New Jersey. We are trying to successfully complete these discussions as soon as possible. It obviously has taken longer than expected to get through the regulatory approval process."

The companies said the final decision on whether to proceed with the merger will rest with the boards of both Exelon and PSEG after the terms and conditions of regulatory requirements are known. Closing is anticipated in the third quarter upon completion of all required regulatory actions.

Sponsored by FLSmidth

Related Articles

Deal would turn old Philly power plant into hotel, housing

A Philadelphia developer says he and a caterer are partnering to turn an old power plant along the Delaware River into a hospitality and housing destination.

Exelon, PHI reach agreement with New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on proposed merger

Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) have reached a settlement with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to review the two companies’ proposed merger, which was announced on April 30, 2014.

Follow Power Engineering on Twitter
Latest News

PNM files ownership plan, coal supply deal with regulators

New Mexico's largest electric provider says it's on track to meeting a deadline for submittin...

Oklahoma attorney general challenges EPA's clean-air plan

A plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions from coal-fired power ...

Wave Energy Week will mix marine energy developers with traditional hydropower

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Democrat, has proclaimed “July 13-17, 2015 to be Oregon Wave Week in ...

Public Service Company of Oklahoma seeks rate increase

Public Service Company of Oklahoma is asking for a 13.6 percent rate increase it says is need...

GAO looks at reliability impacts of changing power generation mix

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) on June 29 released a study provided a month befor...

On the day after MATS decision, Bernstein sees only a limited reprieve for coal units

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards ...

Pence says Indiana will not comply with coal plant regulations

Indiana will not comply with President Barack Obama's plan to battle climate change by requir...

Westermost Rough offshore wind park enters operations

The 210-MW offshore wind power plant, Westermost Rough, has entered operations. The project w...

Power Engineering Current Issue

01/01/2015
Volume 119, Issue 1
1501pe-cover-lg
Products Showcase
Dynamic Fluoride Ion cleaning DFIC of industrial natural gas turbines Hi-Tech Furnace Systems

Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning of IGT Parts

The Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning (DFIC) Process from Hi-Tech Furnace Systems is able to clean deep, narrow cracks of oxides by cycling between negative, atmospheric, and positive pressure.

Archived Articles

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Power Industry Wire News

NW Natural Announces Dividend and Schedules Conference Call to Review Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

NW Natural Announces Dividend and Schedules Conference Call to Review Results for the T...

Vantage Drilling Responds to News Reports Regarding Petrobras

Vantage Drilling Responds to News Reports Regarding Petrobras

National Grid Drives Innovation Through REV Demonstration Projects

National Grid Drives Innovation Through REV Demonstration Projects

Cardinal Resources' $28.8 Million Cameroon Red Bird Contract Advances; Company Expects Financing Completed, Implementation, in Q3-15

Cardinal Resources' $28.8 Million Cameroon Red Bird Contract Advances; Company Expects ...

Letter From CGE Energy (McKenzie Bay Intl.) President Bryan Zaplitny

Letter From CGE Energy (McKenzie Bay Intl.) President Bryan Zaplitny

Power Engineering

Article Archives for Power Engineering Magazine

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours

To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>