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DOE Grid Reliability Report Calls for Urgent Energy Market Reforms

Exelon urges action on recommendations that will help ensure baseload nuclear plants remain part of the nation’s energy mix.

CHICAGO — Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) today issued the following statement with regard to the U.S. Department of Energy’s report on electricity markets and grid reliability:​

“Exelon is pleased that the Department of Energy has called for urgently needed energy market reforms as its first priority for the new FERC to address quickly. These reforms will help preserve clean energy sources and ensure critical American assets remain part of the mix, including baseload nuclear plants that provide more than 60 percent of our nation’s emissions-free energy. We applaud the Department of Energy for their work, and urge FERC and the RTOs to swiftly enact common-sense reforms that will help safeguard the reliability, resilience, diversity and affordability of our supply of electricity.”

 

 

 

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