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West Medway Generating Station I<div class="intro-content copy-section">​​​​​​​​​​West Medway Generating Station I is operated by Exelon Power, a business unit of Exelon Generation. The 3-unit, 124 Megawatt,​ oil power plant is located in West Medway, Massachusetts. </div><div class="copy-section"><p>The Peaking Division consists of a number of intermediate and peaking fossil power plants, located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Illinois. These units are used as needed for peak demand periods and load balancing.</p><p>Exelon purchased West Medway from Boston Edison in 2002. The 3 peaking units, fueled by oil were installed by Boston Edison following the 1965 East Coast blackout. The units can be started without outside power, and provide electricity to the local electric grid during times of peak demand. Its Rolls Royce Avon engines were the first of 12 dual-fuel engines installed in the world.<br></p><p>West Medway I is co-located with West Medway Generating Station II, a two-unit, 200-megawatt simple-cycle, dual-fuel power plant that began operation in 2019.<br></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>The Peaking Division has about 91 Exelon employees. The division's annual payroll is about $8 million. Exelon Generation is the largest taxpaper to the Town of Medway and supports a wide range of charitable organizations in town including the school's STEM program, youth sports organizations, and the food pantry. West Medway employees also volunteer at events at the food pantry and at Medway Clean Sweep, cleaning the roadsides near our facility.</p></div></div></div></div>West Medway Generating Station I





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