February 10, 2010
Exelon Nuclear Plants Not Affected By Earthquake
Exelon Nuclear plants in Illinois were not affected by this morning’s earthquake in DeKalb County.
Warrenville, Illinois – Exelon Nuclear plants in Illinois were not affected by this morning’s earthquake in DeKalb County, Ill. that measured 4.3 on the Richter scale. There was no safety impact to plant employees or equipment.
Exelon plant teams conducted plant walk downs and equipment checks to ensure there was no damage. Initial findings confirmed no damage and inspections will continue throughout the day.
All plants continued to operate safely through this period.
Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with approximately $17 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in northern Illinois and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to approximately 485,000 customers in the Philadelphia area. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.