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April 27, 2009 Dresden Unit 3 Back Online Following Weekend Maintenance

Operators at Dresden Generating Station placed Unit 3 back online at 10:42 a.m. yesterday following the completion of planned maintenance work.

April 27, 2009 Quad Cities Unit 1 Begins Planned Refueling And Maintenance Outage

Quad Cities Generating Station began its planned Unit 1 refueling and maintenance outage shortly after midnight today, according to the company.

April 27, 2009 Peach Bottom Offers Community an Up Close Opportunity to Learn More about Nuclear Energy

Ever wondered how a nuclear energy plant works? Or how nuclear energy helps the environment? Find out on Friday, May 1 when Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station opens the doors of its training center to the public for its annual Community Information Night

April 26, 2009 Braidwood Unit 2 Returns To Service

Braidwood Generating Station operators brought Unit 2 back online at 7:28 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 following repairs to a temperature monitoring system.

April 25, 2009 Diversity Edge Magazine Announces its 2009 best companies for diverse graduates

Diversity Edge Magazine has selected 20 companies for its 2009 Best Companies for Diverse Graduates list. This listing recognizes companies that have shown leadership in recruiting, retaining, and advancing the careers of diverse professionals.

April 25, 2009 Oyster Creek Generating Station Manually Shuts Down

Operators at Oyster Creek Generating Station manually shut down the reactor today at 6:04 p.m. due an equipment failure on one of its two main transformers.

April 24, 2009 Braidwood Unit 2 Automatically Shuts Down

Braidwood Generating Station Unit 2 automatically shut down at 11:41 a.m. today. The plant responded as expected, safely and without incident.

April 23, 2009 Exelon Announces First Quarter Results; Reaffirms Full Year 2009 Earnings Guidance

Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) today announced that its first quarter 2009 consolidated earnings prepared in accordance with GAAP were $712 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, compared with earnings of $581 million.

April 22, 2009 Exelon and SunPower to Develop Nation’s Largest Urban Solar Power Plant

10-megawatt solar installation would turn Chicago South Side brownfield site into a source of low-carbon electricity

April 21, 2009 Exelon Nuclear Celebrates Earth Day With New Educational Initiative And Other Volunteer Activities

Exelon Nuclear employees will celebrate Earth Day by participating in a variety of activities in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including teaching elementary school students about green energy options and volunteering at eco-friendly events.

April 20, 2009 Braidwood Unit 1 Returns To Service Following Planned Refueling And Maintenance Outage

Braidwood Generating Station Unit 1 returned to service on Sunday, April 19 at 7:43 p.m. (CST) following the completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

April 17, 2009 Oyster Creek Station Confirms Tritium Confined to Site

Environmental experts at the Oyster Creek Generating Station confirmed Friday that tritium found in a concrete vault near the plant’s turbine building on Wednesday is confined to the plant site.

April 17, 2009 Oyster Creek Station Confirms Tritium Confined to Site

Environmental experts at the Oyster Creek Generating Station confirmed Friday that tritium found in a concrete vault near the plant’s turbine building on Wednesday is confined to the plant site.

April 16, 2009 Oyster Creek Makes Notification of Tritium Found in Contained Vault

Plant workers at Oyster Creek notified state and federal authorities late Wednesday that they had found tritiated water inside a concrete vault at the plant. The vault is within the secured area of the plant site.

April 13, 2009 Limerick Generating Station Unit 2 Exits Planned Refueling Outage

Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station Unit 2 resumed producing electricity for the regional grid on April 13 at 1:41 a.m. EDT after safely completing a 21-day refueling and maintenance shutdown.

April 10, 2009 Three Mile Island Unit 1 Biennial Exercise Set for April 14

Three Mile Island Unit 1’s biennial exercise to evaluate the station’s emergency plan will be held Tuesday, April 14. Municipalities and counties within the 10-mile radius of TMI-1 will participate, staffing their emergency response centers.

April 08, 2009 Exelon Nuclear Partners with Community Health and Dental Care To Help Provide Medical Care in Pottstown Area

Community Health & Dental Care (CHDC) is pleased to announce that Exelon Nuclear has joined our family of community sponsors as a member of CHDC's Founder's Campaign with a $25,000 contribution. As a member of the Founder's Campaign, Exelon Nuclear will h

April 08, 2009 NRC Approves 20-Year Oyster Creek License Extension

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today notified Exelon Nuclear that it has approved a 20-year operating license extension for the Oyster Creek Generating Station.

April 07, 2009 U.S. EPA: Exelon Reduced its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More Than 35 Percent

Company surpasses Climate Leaders program emissions reduction goal and makes substantial progress on Exelon 2020

April 02, 2009 Exelon Nuclear Employees Partner with the Fraternal Order of Police To Raise Funds For Families Of Fallen Or Wounded Police Officers

Exelon Nuclear employees have partnered with the Fraternal Order of Police’s Philadelphia Police Survivor’s Fund to provide $5,000 in assistance to families of wounded or fallen Philadelphia police officers.

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