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Colorado Bend Generating Station<div class="intro-content copy-section">​​​​​​​​​Colorado Bend Generating Station is owned and operated by Exelon Power, a business unit of Exelon Generation. Colorado Bend is a six unit, 498 megawatt (MW) fossil power plant located in Wharton County, Texas. </div><div class="copy-section"><p>The units at Colorado Bend are natural gas fueled combined-cycle turbines. Phase I of Colorado Bend went into commercial operation in May 2007 with phase II following in July 2008. Colorado Bend joined Exelon Power's fleet in 2012 as part of Exelon's merger with Constellation. </p></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>Exelon Generation's culture and business practice make us safety-first</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>All Exelon Generation facilities employ sophisticated emergency response plans to protect public health and safety. Plans are reviewed and approved by state governments and federal regulatory agencies. Emergency planning includes coordination with local and municipal officials, and thousands of volunteers and first responders. </p><p>To protect the safety and health of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, we've implemented a number of initiatives to promote safe behaviors both on and off the job. </p><p>Exelon has a safety behavior observation program and focused initiatives on areas of high risk. We offer safety training, which is integrated with leadership development programs for supervisors and managers, as well as new employee orientation. And the safety peer group identifies successful pilot programs or new practices that can then be adopted by the entire organization.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>Supporting the local economy​</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>Colorado Bend Generating Station pays local real estate taxes every year to support county and township government, area schools, libraries, park districts and other taxing bodies.</p></div></div></div></div>​Colorado Bend Generating Station

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