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Governor Rauner, Exelon Generation and Comed Reach Accord on Historic Energy Bill Governor Rauner, Exelon Generation and Comed Reach Accord on Historic Energy Bill <div><strong>SPRINGFIELD </strong>— Exelon Generation and ComEd today announced they have reached an agreement with Governor Rauner on the Future Energy Jobs Bill, which has been further enhanced with additional customer protections, based on input from Governor Rauner’s office. The amendment, filed today, provides for an overall cost cap on all measures within the bill that will limit rate increases to all residential and business customers.</div><div><br></div><div>The bill has gained broad support from more than 200 business, labor, environmental, faith-based and other groups, including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Retail Merchants Association. It also has support from members of the Clean Jobs Coalition, which includes the Citizens Utility Board, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund and others.</div><div><br></div><div>“We thank and commend Governor Rauner and his professional staff for their focus on increasing robust customer rate protections, while maintaining the many benefits of this bill, including preserving and creating jobs and providing a shot in the arm to Illinois’ economy,” said Joe Dominguez, Exelon’s executive vice president, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy. “We will continue to work with legislative leaders and all policymakers today and tomorrow to enact this urgently needed legislation.”</div><div><br></div><div>“We have worked with many stakeholders including consumer advocates, environmentalists, community leaders, among others to ensure this bill has the best outcome for customers, our economy and our environment and the communities we serve,” said Anne Pramaggiore, president and CEO, ComEd. “We appreciate the strong bipartisan support of members of the General Assembly, the four caucus’ professional staff, the labor unions, members of the Clean Jobs Coalition and other stakeholders who have helped us shape this comprehensive energy package that will bring tremendous value to our state and our customers.”</div><div><br></div><div>“We also want to commend Rob Karr, president and CEO of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, for negotiating a strong package for his members,” Dominguez said.</div><div><br></div><div>The amendment includes protections that limit the impact of the legislation to all business classes at 1.3 percent compared to their 2015 rates and to cap the impact to residential customers at 25 cents per month for the average ComEd residential customer.  Ameren business and residential customers received similar protections. The amendment already contained cost caps on key components of the legislation, including energy efficiency, the Renewable Portfolio Standard and the Zero Emission Standard. The Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee held a subject matter hearing on the latest version of the bill earlier today.</div><div><br></div><div>The Future Energy Jobs Bill that will maintain Illinois’ competitive electric rates, preserve and create thousands of jobs and expand clean energy at a cost substantially below 25 cents per month for the average ComEd residential customer. In addition to lowering costs, the legislation will jumpstart renewable energy development, expand aid and job training to low-income residents and support high-paying jobs.</div><div><br></div><div>The revised proposal retains important provisions to preserve 4,200 jobs at Exelon’s Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants, support cleaner air, create thousands of new clean energy jobs by advancing renewable energy development and providing businesses flexible options for capturing savings through expanded energy efficiency initiatives. It also prevents the loss of $1.2 billion in economic activity generated by the plants and an estimated $10 billion in increased costs associated with higher carbon emissions that would occur if the plants close. When all of the economic impacts are calculated, benefits of the legislation far outweigh costs.</div><div><br></div><div>For more information, visit <a href="http://futureenergyjobsbill.com/" target="_blank">futureenergyjobsbill.com​</a>. </div><div><br></div>http://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/governor-rauner-exelon-generation-and-comed-reach-accord-on-historic-energy-bill11/30/2016 8:00:00 PM
Limerick Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for December 5Limerick Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for December 5<p></p><div><strong>POTTSTOWN, PA</strong> — Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full volume test of the emergency warning sirens surrounding Limerick Generating Station on Monday, December 5, at 2 p.m. This is one of two semi-annual tests scheduled for June and December each year.</div><div><br></div><div>The Limerick emergency warning siren system consists of 165 sirens located in parts of Montgomery, Chester and Berks counties within a 10-mile radius of the plant. The sirens are not a signal to evacuate, but a warning to tune to a local Emergency Alert Broadcast television or radio station. County emergency management authorities activate the sirens, which can be used in the event of any emergency, including severe weather. </div><div><br></div><div>Limerick Generating Station is located approximately 21 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The plant produces enough carbon-free electricity to power two million homes. Join us on Twitter and YouTube.</div><div><br></div>http://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/limerick-emergency-siren-test-scheduled-for-december-511/30/2016 7:00:00 PM
Progress Made on Groundbreaking Energy Bill that Creates and Preserves Thousands of Jobs, Advances Clean EnergyProgress Made on Groundbreaking Energy Bill that Creates and Preserves Thousands of Jobs, Advances Clean Energy<div><strong>SPRINGFIELD </strong>— Exelon Generation and ComEd today applauded the House Energy Committee’s passage of a streamlined version of the Future Energy Jobs Bill that will maintain Illinois’ competitive electric rates, preserve and create thousands of jobs and expand clean energy at a cost substantially below 25 cents per month for the average ComEd residential customer. The Committee voted 10 to 1 approve the measure.</div><div><br></div><div>In addition to lowering costs, the legislation will jumpstart renewable energy development, expand aid and job training to low-income residents and support high-paying jobs.</div><div><br></div><div>The bill has gained broad support from more than 200 business, labor, environmental and other groups, including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Retail Merchants Association. It also has support from members of the Clean Jobs Coalition, which includes the Citizens Utility Board, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund and others. In addition, it has the support of a broad coalition of faith-based groups, who highlighted the proposal’s cost-savings and jobs benefits to low-income residents at a press conference held Monday. Participating organizations included the Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church, Illinois Medical District, New Mount Pilgrim Church, New Spiritual Ministry, Faith in Place and the Triedstone Full Gospel Baptist Church. </div><div><br></div><div>The revised proposal retains important provisions to preserve 4,200 jobs at Exelon’s Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants, support cleaner air, create thousands of new clean energy jobs by advancing renewable energy development and providing businesses flexible options for capturing savings through expanded energy efficiency initiatives. It also prevents the loss of $1.2 billion in economic activity generated by the plants and an estimated $10 billion in increased costs associated with higher carbon emissions that would occur if the plants close. When all of the economic impacts are calculated, benefits of the legislation far outweigh costs.</div><div><br></div><div>The latest changes come after discussions with stakeholders, including environmental groups, renewable energy developers, faith-based organizations, consumer advocates, business groups, utilities and community leaders, among others. </div><div><br></div><div>Since it was first introduced and passed November 16 in a 9 to 1 vote by the Illinois House Energy Committee, changes to the bill include:</div><div><ul><li>Eliminating the demand based rates provision<br></li><li>Eliminating the Fixed Resource Adequacy Plan, or FRAP<br></li><li>Ensuring that the Zero Emissions Standard proposal will preserve Exelon’s Illinois nuclear plants for at least 10 years and include even stronger consumer protections<br></li><li>Revising the scale of the energy efficiency program and giving large industrial energy users the option of managing their own programs to reduce costs<br></li><li>Reducing the number of proposed microgrids from five to one<br></li><li>Providing $750 million in funding for low-income programs, which will go toward bill payment assistance and programs that increase access to solar energy, energy efficiency and job training<br></li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>“We have continued to listen to feedback from all parties and have revised the bill to further reduce costs while still preserving and creating jobs and delivering a much-needed boost to Illinois’ economy,” said Joe Dominguez, Exelon’s executive vice president, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy. “By any objective analysis, the economic benefits of this legislation far outweigh the costs, and will give Illinois a significant advantage in maintaining competitive electric rates and competition for clean energy jobs.  Today’s committee vote is another important step towards enacting this urgently needed legislation.”</div><div><br></div><div>“We have worked with a variety of stakeholders on this latest amendment to the bill and reduced cost and increased value for consumers and the Illinois economy. This bill accomplishes important goals such as preserving thousands of well-paying jobs and creating thousands more, supporting clean energy and providing an economic boost to Illinois,” said Fidel Marquez, senior vice president, government and external affairs, ComEd. “We applaud the committee’s action and look forward to working with all stakeholders to continue making progress.”</div><div><br></div><div>For more information, visit <a href="http://futureenergyjobsbill.com/" target="_blank">futureenergyjobsbill.com</a>. </div><div><br></div>http://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/progress-made-on-groundbreaking-energy-bill-that-creates-and-preserves-thousands-of-jobs-advances-clean-energy11/29/2016 6:00:00 PM

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