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French nuclear company Framatome said on 9 October that, together with US company Lockheed Martin it had completed the installation and site acceptance testing of a new Engineered Safety Features Actuation System (ESFAS) replacement for unit 2 of Exelon Generation’s Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant.

Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsframatome-and-lockheed-complete-new-analogue-system-for-calvert-cliffs-7451985

Westinghouse Electric has loaded its EnCore accident-tolerant fuel at Exelon Generation’s Byron-2 nuclear power plant in Illinois, the company said in a statement

Westinghouse said this is the first insertion of EnCore fuel assemblies into a commercial nuclear power plant.

The operation was carried out during a scheduled refuelling outage at Byron-2.

Westinghouse said the two lead test assemblies contain chromium-coated zirconium cladding for enhanced oxidation and corrosion resistance, higher density fuel pellets for improved fuel economics, and uranium silicide pellets.

Date: Thursday, 12 September 2019
Original article: nucnet.org/news/first-accident-tolerant-fuel-loaded-at-byron-2-9-3-2019

US utilities Exelon Generation and Entergy have agreed that Exelon will buy the 849MWe Fitzpatrick NPP in New York state from Entergy for $110m, which will enable the plant to continue operating beyond January 2014, the companies said in a joint statement. New York’s first Clean Energy Standard, approved on 1 August 2016 by the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), helped facilitate the transaction, the statement said.

Date: Thursday, 11 August 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-deal-saves-us-fitzpatrick-npp-from-closure-4977502

US utility Exelon Corporation is to extend the life of the two-unit Peach Bottom NPP in Pennsylvania for 20 years, the company said in a statement. Exelon said it will notify the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the coming weeks of its intent to file the formal application in 2018, with a decision expected by 2020 or 2021. The current operating licences for Peach Bottom-2 and -3 will expire in 2033 and 2034. If the extensions are approved, the units will remain in commercial operation until 2053 and 2054, giving them 80 years of operating service. The plant is owned 50-50 by Exelon and Public Service Electric and Gas and operated by Exelon.

Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-to-apply-for-extended-operation-of-us-peach-bottom-npp-4930495


US Exelon Corporation has confirmed that it will postpone for a year any decisions about future operations of its Quad Cities and Byron nuclear power plants in Illinois.

Date: Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-to-continue-operation-of-illinois-npps-4671262


The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved Exelon's request to increase the generating capacity of Units 2&3 of the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station by 12.4%.

Date: Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnrc-approves-peach-bottom-uprate-4354053

US nuclear utility Exelon has taken the next step to keep an embattled plant operating.

Date: Friday, 08 August 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-petitions-to-keep-ginna-open-4338925

CB&I has received a contract from Exelon Generation to provide maintenance, modification and construction services at five nuclear power plant units in New York and Maryland. The agreement is valued at $800 million over five years.

Date: Monday, 23 June 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-expands-nuclear-services-contract-with-cbi-4300053

Following their $7.9 billion merger in 2012, Exelon has finally officially taken over the licences of Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs 1&2, Nine Mile Point 1&2 and Ginna nuclear power plants, plus spent fuel storage.

Date: Wednesday, 02 April 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-takes-title-of-constellation-plants-4207518

The world's largest nuclear generator EDF began its withdrawal from the US nuclear scene at the end of July.The company, which is majority-owned by the French government, announced that it was pulling out of the Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG), its joint venture with Exelon Corp, citing market changes brought on by cheap natural gas in the US market.

Date: Friday, 02 August 2013
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsedf-pulls-out-of-us-nuclear-business