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Eddystone Generating Station<div class="intro-content copy-section">​​​​​​​Eddystone Generating Station is operated by Exelon Power, a business unit of Exelon Generation. It is a six unit fossil power plant, located on the Delaware River in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, just south of Philadelphia. </div><div class="copy-section"><p> Eddystone Unit 3 and Unit 4, each 380 megawatts (MW), are subcritical steam boiler-turbine generator units that run on either natural gas or No. 6 oil based on market pricing. Unit 3 and Unit 4 came online in 1974 and 1976, respectively. Eddystone also has 4 combustion turbines that supply power during peak demand periods. Units 10 and 20 and 30 and 40 are pairs of units that were installed in 1967 and 1970, respectively.</p><p>Construction of Eddystone began in the mid-1950s, with the now-retired Units 1 and 2 coming online in 1960. Unit 1 and Unit 2 were both supercritical steam boiler-turbine generator units that operated on coal. Unit 1 was retired from service in 2011 and Unit 2 was retired in 2012. </p></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>Exelon Generation's culture and business practice make us safety-first</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>All Exelon Generation facilities employ sophisticated emergency response plans to protect public health and safety. Plans are reviewed and approved by state governments and federal regulatory agencies. Emergency planning includes coordination with local and municipal officials, and thousands of volunteers and first responders. </p><p>To protect the safety and health of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, we've implemented a number of initiatives to promote safe behaviors both on and off the job. </p><p>Exelon has a safety behavior observation program and focused initiatives on areas of high risk. We offer safety training, which is integrated with leadership development programs for supervisors and managers, as well as new employee orientation. And the safety peer group identifies successful pilot programs or new practices that can then be adopted by the entire organization.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>Supporting the Local Economy</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>Eddystone has about 172 Exelon employees. The station's annual payroll is about $20 million.</p></div></div></div></div><div class="grouper"><div class="row"><div class="grouper-section"> </div><div class="section-header"><h4>We live here too, and we're good neighbors​</h4></div><div class="grouper-content"><div class="cta-generic"><p>Eddystone aims to be a good neighbor and is very active in the local community.</p><ul class="styled-bullets"><li> <strong>Sponsorship.</strong> The power plant sponsors several community events including the Eddystone Memorial Day Parade and the Walk for the Wounded.</li><li> <strong>Charitable Giving & Volunteering.</strong> Eddystone employees give generously to the community through a variety of charitable activities including the local United Way chapters and the Katie Kerlin Fund and support of the Eddystone Elementary School.  ​</li></ul></div></div></div></div>Eddystone Generating Station




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