Tag: Dresden

Exelon Entertains Idea of Splitting Its Utilities and Nuclear Businesses

U.S. energy giant Exelon Corporation is mulling a decision to split the company‚Äôs multistate utilities from its nuclear generation arm. The consideration comes on the heels of a financially rough year for the company which announced in August that it would be closing two of its twenty-one nuclear facilities, the respective Byron and Dresden plants… Read more »

Exelon to Close Byron & Dresden Plants by 2021

U.S. energy giant Exelon Generation said in a statement released August 27th that the company will be retiring two of its most prominent and productive nuclear power plants, the two-unit each Byron and Dresden plants. Based in northern Illinois, the two respective plants, both of which are licensed to continue operating well into the next… Read more »