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May 07, 2009 EXELON NAMED FINALIST FOR 2009 EDISON AWARD, ELECTRIC INDUSTRY’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS HONOR

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has named Exelon Corporation as one of the finalists for the Edison Award, the electric utility industry’s highest honor, in recognition of outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to the industry.

May 06, 2009 Utility Chief Joins EDAF in National Ad Campaign Supporting Carbon Cap Legislation; Executive Says “Smart Cap” Will Boost Economy, Protect Family Budgets

The head of one of the largest electric utilities in the nation is taking to the airwaves with Environmental Defense Action Fund in a new advertising campaign that endorses a “smart cap” on carbon as the climate change solution that protects consumers.

May 06, 2009 VolunteerMatch Recognizes Exelon for Excellence in Corporate Volunteering

Volunteer network cites outstanding innovation, impact and leadership in employee volunteer engagement

May 06, 2009 Exelon Chief Supply Officer Bridget Reidy honored as one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “2009 Pros to Know”

Exelon Corporation Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Officer M. Bridget Reidy was recognized as one of the “2009 Pros to Know” in an annual survey conducted and published by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

May 05, 2009 Braidwood Station Employees, Contractors Donate To Local Charity

The sale of t-shirts during Braidwood Generating Station’s recent scheduled maintenance and refueling outage has proven fruitful for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy counties.

May 04, 2009 Exelon and The Field Museum Teach Students to “Take One Step” in Combating Global Warming

Rowe-Clark Math & Science Academy students learn about renewable energy technologies at Solar Celebration

May 04, 2009 Peach Bottom and Local Responders Test Preparedness Skills During Drill

Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station will participate in a public safety drill on Tuesday, May 5 from approximately 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

May 03, 2009 Oyster Creek Generating Station Returns to Service

Exelon’s Oyster Creek Generating Station resumed producing electricity on May 3 at 1:12 p.m. ET for New Jersey consumers and businesses after safely completing a maintenance outage.

May 01, 2009 Exelon Chief Executive Named Best Electric Utilities CEO in America by Institutional Investor

Rowe’s performance recognized by portfolio managers/analysts for second consecutive year

April 30, 2009 Oyster Creek Station Locates Leaks, Pipe Replacement Under Way

Environmental experts at Oyster Creek Generating Station have found and stopped two small leaks in underground pipes believed to be a main source of tritiated water found earlier this month in a concrete vault on plant property.

April 30, 2009 Exelon Nuclear Partners With Tri-PAC to Bring “The Wiz” to Pottstown

This summer Pottstown area residents of all ages will be charmed by the wonderful family musical, The Wiz, thanks to an important partnership between the Tri-County Performing Arts Center and Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station.

April 29, 2009 Exelon Corporation Declares Dividend

The Board of Directors of Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.525 per share on Exelon’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2009, to shareholders of record of Exelon at 5:00 p.m. New York Time on May 15, 2009.

April 27, 2009 Exelon Energizes National Volunteer Week with 36 Environmental Service Projects

More than 1,300 Exelon employees donated 5,000 hours to 83 community service projects as part of company’s award-winning volunteer program

April 27, 2009 Dresden Unit 3 Back Online Following Weekend Maintenance

Operators at Dresden Generating Station placed Unit 3 back online at 10:42 a.m. yesterday following the completion of planned maintenance work.

April 27, 2009 Quad Cities Unit 1 Begins Planned Refueling And Maintenance Outage

Quad Cities Generating Station began its planned Unit 1 refueling and maintenance outage shortly after midnight today, according to the company.

April 27, 2009 Peach Bottom Offers Community an Up Close Opportunity to Learn More about Nuclear Energy

Ever wondered how a nuclear energy plant works? Or how nuclear energy helps the environment? Find out on Friday, May 1 when Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station opens the doors of its training center to the public for its annual Community Information Night

April 26, 2009 Braidwood Unit 2 Returns To Service

Braidwood Generating Station operators brought Unit 2 back online at 7:28 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 following repairs to a temperature monitoring system.

April 25, 2009 Diversity Edge Magazine Announces its 2009 best companies for diverse graduates

Diversity Edge Magazine has selected 20 companies for its 2009 Best Companies for Diverse Graduates list. This listing recognizes companies that have shown leadership in recruiting, retaining, and advancing the careers of diverse professionals.

April 25, 2009 Oyster Creek Generating Station Manually Shuts Down

Operators at Oyster Creek Generating Station manually shut down the reactor today at 6:04 p.m. due an equipment failure on one of its two main transformers.

April 24, 2009 Braidwood Unit 2 Automatically Shuts Down

Braidwood Generating Station Unit 2 automatically shut down at 11:41 a.m. today. The plant responded as expected, safely and without incident.

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