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FERC affirms Exelon can recover LNG facility’s costs from ratepayers

FERC affirms Exelon can recover LNG facility’s costs from ratepayers New York — Exelon’s Mystic River 8 and 9 natural gas-fired units will be authorized to recover nearly all of the Everett Marine LNG Terminal’s fixed operating costs under a series of orders issued July 17 by a split Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At issue … Continue reading FERC affirms Exelon can recover LNG facility’s costs from ratepayers

Political power and financial might: energy lobbyists in the US

Political power and financial might: energy lobbyists in the US US energy firm Exelon has been swept by a raft of controversies, from state investigations to private lawsuits, based around its alleged breaking of lobbying laws and failure to disclose its political connections. We consider the court case, and what this could mean for lobbying … Continue reading Political power and financial might: energy lobbyists in the US

There’s plenty of pain in store for Exelon, too, if it shutters nukes

There’s plenty of pain in store for Exelon, too, if it shutters nukes Making good on his threat to close four nuclear plants if he doesn’t get what he wants out of Springfield isn’t going to be entirely up to CEO Chris Crane. It sounded ominous—Exelon CEO Chris Crane’s Halloween threat to close four Illinois … Continue reading There’s plenty of pain in store for Exelon, too, if it shutters nukes

Outage at Exelon ‘s #Mystic_plant drove tight ISO-NE Labor Day conditions

Outage at Exelon’s Mystic plant drove tight ISO-NE Labor Day conditions The outage at the Mystic plant, located in Boston, highlights the issues at stake in contentious debates over fuel security in New England and grid resilience at FERC. On Sept. 3, ISO-NE implemented emergency operating procedures, purchasing power from neighboring regions and calling for … Continue reading Outage at Exelon ‘s #Mystic_plant drove tight ISO-NE Labor Day conditions

Your electric bill keeps rising, and the power market’s leading referee now is calling foul

Your electric bill keeps rising, and the power market’s leading referee now is calling foul A bombshell analysis by the market monitor for the multi-state region, including the Chicago area, found that the rules governing power generators weren’t strong enough to prevent a “non-competitive” result in a crucial electricity auction in May. Chicagoans will pay … Continue reading Your electric bill keeps rising, and the power market’s leading referee now is calling foul

Exelon Corp. proposes shipping nuclear waste by road through Port Huron

Exelon Corp. proposes shipping nuclear waste by road through Port Huron Route is under review by NRC Federal officials are considering approving a highway shipping route for high-level nuclear waste between the LaSalle nuclear reactors in Illinois and the city of Port Huron — and environmental groups are concerned. Owned by the Exelon Corp., LaSalle’s … Continue reading Exelon Corp. proposes shipping nuclear waste by road through Port Huron

We’ve already bailed out #Three_Mile-Island twice. The third time isn’t a charm

We’ve already bailed out Three Mile Island twice. The third time isn’t a charm It wasn’t that long ago that Pennsylvania policymakers proclaimed that the market is best suited to determine which energy technologies should move Pennsylvania forward. Remember when nuclear power generators embraced the marketplace and were betrothed to electric deregulation after they received … Continue reading We’ve already bailed out #Three_Mile-Island twice. The third time isn’t a charm