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Fairless Hills Steam Generating Station<div class="intro-content copy-section">​​​​​Fairless Hills Steam Generating Station is operated by Exelon Power, a business unit of Exelon Generation. The 2-unit landfill gas power plant is located inside the USX Fairless Works Facility in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. </div><div class="copy-section"><p>Exelon Generation owns and operates a number of intermediate and peaking fossil power plants in several states, including Pennsylvania, Maryland and Illinois. These units are used as needed for peak demand periods and load balancing.</p><p>Originally built in the 1950s to produce steam to run the steel mills, Fairless Hills now generates electricity. The power plant now uses landfill gas from Waste Management's Tullytown and Grows landfills as its primary fuel source.</p><p>Since Exelon purchased the plant in 1997, improvements have been made to expand and increase the reliability of the plant. Fairless Hills is now the second largest landfill gas power plant in the United States. </p><p>In 1997, Fairless Hills received the Pennsylvania Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.</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>Exelon Power's plants 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.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>We live here too, and we're good neighbors</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>Fairless Hills aims to be a good neighbor and is very active in the local community.</p><ul class="styled-bullets"><li> <strong>Charitable Giving & Volunteering.</strong> The power plant donates to a variety of charitable activities including the local United Way chapters; the Pennsbury Partners Program; and the Pennsbury School District.</li><li> <strong>Education.</strong> As part of Exelon 2020, The Fairless Hills Renewable Education Center, which opened in October 2008, offers regular tours of the facility, information on renewable energy and other Exelon renewable energy efforts. The Education Center features a classroom for 6 interactive exhibits. Since its opening, the Center has hosted more than 500 students from Bucks County schools.</li></ul></div></div></div></div>​Fairless Hills Steam Generating Station

 

 

 

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