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Exelon Set to Decommission Illinois Nuclear Plants

Exelon Generation has filed plans to decommission its Dresden and Byron nuclear power plants in Illinois, citing a lack of action from state lawmakers on clean energy legislation that would…


Consistent Excellence Makes Byron Nuclear Plant Special
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A focus on continuous improvement has helped the nuclear power industry shine in recent years. The U.S.'s fleet of nuclear reactors has achieved average capacity factors of more than 92%…


Exelon Makes Plans to Retire Byron and Dresden Nuclear Plants in 2021
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In a stunning announcement, Exelon Generation, which operates the largest U.S. fleet of nuclear plants—21 reactors at 12 facilities in Illinois, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania—said it will retire the…


Exelon’s Byron 2 Completes First Insertion of Westinghouse Accident-Tolerant Fuel 

Exelon’s Byron Unit 2 nuclear power plant has completed installation of EnCore Fuel, Westinghouse Electric Co.’s accident-tolerant fuel (ATF) solution, marking the start of the first test of uranium silicide…


Byron, Three Mile Island Nuclear Plants at Risk, Exelon Says

Fresh on the heels of its decision to finally move ahead with the long-anticipated retirements of the Quad Cities and Clinton nuclear plants in Illinois, Exelon officials told an Iowa…