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Exelon Generation is America’s leading provider of zero-carbon nuclear energy. We generate power that’s reliable, every minute of the day. Exelon has a balanced (and growing) portfolio of natural gas, hydro, wind, and solar. Customers count on us daily for reliable, efficient, often innovative energy production.

Exelon has one of the nation’s largest, cleanest, lowest-cost power generation fleets. Learn more about our energy footprint here.

 

 

New York Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on RecordNew York Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on Record<p><strong>KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.</strong> — Exelon Generation's nuclear plants in New York safely operated at nearly full power through consistently warmer-than-average days in June, July and August, producing enough carbon-free electricity to keep the air conditioning running and more than 3 million homes and businesses cool throughout the summer. The power generated by these plants also enabled essential businesses and hospitals to continue operation through some of the hottest months of the year. The steady hot temperatures resulted in the east coast’s hottest summer ever recorded</p><p>“Customers rely on uninterrupted electricity flowing to their homes and businesses, and this reliability is even more important during extreme heat," said Joe Pacher, Senior Vice President, Northeast Operations for Exelon Generation. "Thank you to our more than 2,200 full-time nuclear employees across the northeast region for working hard in the heat to keep the electricity flowing. Our facilities continue to reliably deliver carbon-free energy for customers."</p><p>Exelon Generation's three nuclear sites located in New York recorded a near-perfect reliability rate last summer as well, operating 98.9 percent of the time, one of many indicators that industry experts use to rate efficiency and performance. During the hottest summer and coldest winter temperatures, Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet has been critical to meeting electricity demand. </p><p>Summer resiliency and reliability requires year-long planning, preparation and maintenance. Exelon Generation workers spend months ensuring that backup generators and spare equipment is ready when temperatures start to sizzle. This spring, operators and maintenance personnel inspected, tested and repaired equipment to ensure plant systems remain available at all Exelon Generation facilities during the dog days of summer.<br></p>https://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/new-york-nuclear-plants-operate-at-near-full-power-through-hottest-summer-on-record9/18/2020 5:00:00 PM
Pennsylvania, Maryland Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on RecordPennsylvania, Maryland Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on Record<p><strong>KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.</strong> — Exelon Generation's nuclear plants in Pennsylvania and Maryland safely operated at nearly full power through consistently warmer-than-average days in June, July and August, producing enough carbon-free electricity to keep the air conditioning running and more than 5.7 million homes and businesses cool throughout the summer. The power generated by these plants also enabled essential businesses and hospitals to continue operation through some of the hottest months of the year. The steady hot temperatures resulted in the east coast’s hottest summer ever recorded.<br></p><p>"Our nuclear facilities deliver carbon-free electricity in every season, and we know how important it is for them to be available during the extreme summer heat," said Mark Newcomer, Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Operations. "I’m grateful for our more than 2,500 full-time nuclear employees across the Mid-Atlantic region who work day and night to protect our communities from the pollution that would have resulted from fossil-fuel fired plants that would have run in their place."<br></p><p>Exelon Generation's three nuclear sites located in Pennsylvania and Maryland recorded a near-perfect reliability rate last summer as well, operating 99 percent of the time, one of many indicators that industry experts use to rate efficiency and performance. During the hottest summer and coldest winter temperatures, Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet has been critical to meeting electricity demand. </p><p>Summer resiliency and reliability requires year-long planning, preparation and maintenance. Exelon Generation workers spend months ensuring that backup generators and spare equipment is ready when temperatures start to sizzle. This spring, operators and maintenance personnel inspected, tested and repaired equipment to ensure plant systems remain available at all Exelon Generation facilities during the dog days of summer.<br></p>https://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/pennsylvania-maryland-nuclear-plants-operate-at-near-full-power-through-hottest-summer-on-record9/18/2020 4:00:00 PM
Illinois Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on RecordIllinois Nuclear Plants Operate at Near Full Power Through Hottest Summer on Record<p>WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Exelon Generation’s nuclear plants in Illinois safely operated at nearly full power through consistently warmer-than-average days in June, July and August, producing enough carbon-free electricity to keep air conditioners running and more than 11 million homes and businesses cool throughout the summer. The power generated by these plants also enabled essential businesses and hospitals to continue operation through some of the hottest months of the year. The steady hot temperatures resulted in the Chicago area’s hottest summer ever recorded.</p><p>"Our nuclear facilities are among the most reliable power plants in the country, and we know how important it is for them to be available during extremely hot weather conditions," said Shane Marik, Senior Vice President for Midwest Operations, Exelon Generation. "Thank you to our more than 4,700 full-time Illinois nuclear employees for working hard in the heat to keep our fleet delivering carbon-free energy that protects customers from the harmful carbon and air pollution that would have resulted from fossil-fuel fired plants that would have run in their place."</p><p>Exelon Generation's Illinois nuclear fleet recorded a near-perfect reliability rate last summer as well, operating 98.9 percent of the time, one of many indicators that industry experts use to rate efficiency and performance. During the hottest summer and coldest winter temperatures, Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet has been critical to meeting electricity demand in Illinois.</p><p>Despite the high reliability provided by these plants, Exelon Generation recently announced it will retire its Byron and Dresden nuclear plants in 2021 as they face revenue shortfalls in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The two plants employ more than 1,500 full-time employees and supply 30 percent of Illinois’ carbon-free energy, making them vital to meeting the state’s goal of achieving 100 percent clean energy. </p><p>Summer resiliency and reliability requires year-long planning, preparation and maintenance. Exelon Generation workers spend months ensuring that backup generators and spare equipment are ready when temperatures start to sizzle. This spring, operators and maintenance personnel inspected, tested and repaired equipment throughout the six Illinois nuclear sites to ensure plant systems remain available at all Exelon Generation facilities during the dog days of summer.<br></p>https://www.exeloncorp.com/newsroom/illinois-nuclear-plants-operate-at-near-full-power-through-hottest-summer-on-record9/18/2020 1:00:00 PM

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Kenneth W. CornewGP0|#fde14288-abab-499f-a00c-4b9efe367a54 L0|#0fde14288-abab-499f-a00c-4b9efe367a54|Exelon Corporate GTSet|#bb697efb-4d63-4298-b4d0-ab279caf3fe8 GP0|#036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d L0|#0036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d|Exelon GenerationSenior Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Exelon Corporation; President and CEO, Exelon GenerationKennethCornew<img alt="Kenneth Cornew Exelon Generation President and CEO" src="/leadership-and-governance/executives/PublishingImages/Exelon-Kenneth-Cornew-2.jpg?RenditionID=11" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.exeloncorp.com/leadership-and-governance/executives/kenneth-w-cornewKenneth W. Cornew
Bryan HansonGP0|#036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d L0|#0036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d|Exelon Generation GTSet|#bb697efb-4d63-4298-b4d0-ab279caf3fe8Executive Vice President and Chief Generation OfficerBryanHanson<img alt="Bryan Hanson Exelon Generation SVP" src="/leadership-and-governance/executives/PublishingImages/Exelon-Bryan-Hanson.png?RenditionID=11" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.exeloncorp.com/leadership-and-governance/executives/bryan-hansonBryan Hanson
Michael PacilioGP0|#036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d L0|#0036d7cad-49e3-4a98-8821-efa704301d6d|Exelon Generation GTSet|#bb697efb-4d63-4298-b4d0-ab279caf3fe8Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Exelon GenerationMichaelPacilio<img alt="Mike Pacilio Exelon Generation EVP and COO" src="/leadership-and-governance/executives/PublishingImages/Exelon-Mike-Pacilio.png?RenditionID=11" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.exeloncorp.com/leadership-and-governance/executives/michael-pacilioMichael Pacilio