CLINTON, Ill. - Mark Newcomer, a 28-year veteran of the nuclear energy industry, has been named Clinton Power Station's site vice president, Exelon Generation announced today.
"I look forward to continuing the positive relationships with our neighbors and local officials in the Clinton area," Newcomer said. "This facility is vital to the region, and I am eager to help continue our safe production of clean, reliable electricity."
Newcomer spent his entire nuclear career with Exelon, most recently as plant manager at Three Mile Island Generating Station in Middletown, Pa. He also held leadership positions at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in Delta, Pa., Limerick Generating Station in Pottstown, Pa., and Oyster Creek Generating Station in Forked River, N.J. He replaces Brian Taber, who retired from Exelon last month.
Newcomer received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University.
Clinton Station is approximately six miles east of Clinton. The station can produce more than 1,078 megawatts of carbon-free electricity - enough to power more than 1 million typical homes.