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Braidwood Generating Station to Host Open House June 29

Public invited for an evening of family fun, food and fission!

BRACEVILLE, ILL. -- Have you ever wondered how your neighbors at Braidwood Generating Station harness the power of the atom to generate safe and reliable carbon-free electricity? See for yourself during Braidwood’s June 29 Open House and enjoy an evening of family fun, food and fission.

Station employees will be on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate Exelon Generation’s ongoing commitment to safety, operational excellence and environmental stewardship. Learn more about emergency preparedness, used fuel storage, nuclear safety, security, community outreach and much more.

The event will be held on Thursday, June 29 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. This year’s event will be held onsite at Braidwood’s training building, located at 35100 S. Route 53 in Braceville, Ill.  This is a free, family-friendly event that will be held rain or shine. Light refreshments and ice cream will be served.

“We are very excited to welcome the community to Braidwood Station and to participate in this fun and informative event,” said Braidwood Site Vice President Marri Marchionda-Palmer. “We are eager to showcase our highly skilled employees and our state-of-the-art nuclear facility that produces clean and reliable carbon-free energy for more than two million homes and businesses.”

If you require special accommodations or have questions about the open house, please contact Pegg Warnick at 815-417-3184 or peggy.warnick@exeloncorp.com.
 
Braidwood Generating Station is one of six high-performing Illinois nuclear facilities owned and operated by Exelon Generation, and it provides clean, safe and reliable power to more than two million residents and businesses. 

Braidwood is located 20 miles southwest of Joliet, Ill., and has been producing carbon-free electricity since 1988. Nearly half of Illinois’s electricity, and more than 90 percent of Illinois’ carbon-free power, is supplied by Exelon Generation’s nuclear power stations.

 

 

 

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