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Exelon splitting generation biz from T&D utilities into publicly traded spinoff

Chicago-based utility holding company Exelon Corp. will separate its competitive generation business from its transmission and distribution segment, creating two different and publicly traded companies Exelon is spinning off Exelon Generation. The separation gives both...

NRC approves Three Mile Island Unit 2 license transfer to radioactive waste disposal company

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved transfer of the license for Three Mile Island Unit 2 to complete decommissioning of the infamous, damaged and long dormant unit. Owner FirstEnergy is transferring the license to...
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Byron nuclear plant, facing 2021 closure, getting refueling outage in October

Exelon Corp. is taking its Byron Unit 2 nuclear station offline for a nearly three-week planned outage to refuel. The 33-year-old Unit 2 is being taken offline early in October for 19 days of maintenance, refueling and...

Exelon: Massachusetts’ gas and oil-fired Mystic power units to close in 2021 and 2024

Exelon will close one of the nation’s longest running power plants within four years. The dual-fuel Mystic Generating Station, in one form or another, has been providing power to the Boston area since the 1940s....
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Backed by EPRI, major utilities launch initiative to accelerate economy-wide deep decarbonization

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI) announced this week that they are embarking on a five-year initiative to accelerate the development and demonstration of low-carbon energy technologies. With the increase of decarbonization goals...

Exelon takes STEM Academy for female students virtual this time around

Exelon is not letting COVID-19 stop its push for helping young women develop careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Chicago-based utility holding company’s non-profit Exelon Foundation is bringing back its annual STEM Innovation Leadership...

May 13 webcast featuring leaders from ComEd, Entergy, & Grant County PUD discussing how...

Aside from nurses, doctors and researchers, few companies are more truly essential than power utilities during this era of COVID-19. The world is changed, but the world still wants and needs its power on. Clarity...

Southern Gas investing $2.5 million toward multi-state coronavirus relief effort

Southern Company Gas Foundation, Southern Co. Gas and its subsidiaries are donating $2.5 million toward the coronavirus relief efforts in seven states. The money will support efforts in California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia....

Pacific Gas & Electric donating one million (masks and dollars) to coronavirus relief effort

Pacific Gas & Electric is donating nearly one million medical masks to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s emergency office in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Centered in a state which officially has gone into a “shelter in place”...
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Workers at Massachusetts power plant go on strike

Workers at the largest power plant in Massachusetts have gone on strike over what they call public safety issues and concerns about working conditions. Dozens of employees at Mystic Generating Station in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood started their strike Saturday...

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