The units at Framingham are used to provide much needed power and voltage support during peak energy periods. They have been instrumental over the last few years by providing voltage support in the Framingham area. The units at Framingham can be operated locally or remotely and can be "black started"—restarted without outside power—within minutes from complete shutdown,
All Exelon facilities employ sophisticated emergency response plans to protect public health and safety. These plans are reviewed and approved by state governments and regulatory agencies. The emergency planning includes coordination with local counties, municipalities and school districts.
Supporting the Local Economy
Exelon Generation's power plants in Massachusetts pay local real estate taxes every year to support county and township government, area schools, libraries, park districts and other taxing bodies where our plants are located.