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Constellation is collaborating with Microsoft on the development of an energy matching technology to match a customer's power needs with local carbon-free energy sources. The real-time, data-driven carbon accounting solution will use hour-by-hour regional tracking giving customers clearer and more accurate data on their emissions impact and help to achieve zero-carbon goals, the company said.

Date: Wednesday, 09 March 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Constellation,-Microsoft-in-clean-energy-collabora

Company operates largest nuclear fleet in country The company owns and operates 21 nuclear reactors and has an operating interest in Salem-1 and Salem-2. Constellation, formerly Exelon Generation, owner and operator of America’s largest commercial nuclear reactor fleet, announced the completion of its separation from Exelon Corporation and its launch as a standalone, publicly traded company.

The new company, based in Baltimore, Maryland, began trading this week on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “CEG.”

Exelon announced last February that it had begun work to separate its utility businesses from its competitive power generation and customer-facing energy businesses.

In a press release announcing the separation, Constellation said it is exploring growth opportunities that build on its core businesses and capitalise on the expanding demand for carbon-free energy, including potential acquisition of nuclear plants or other clean energy assets, creating clean hydrogen using its nuclear fleet, and introducing new products and services for business customers.

Date: Saturday, 05 February 2022
Original article: nucnet.org/news/restructuring-complete-with-constellation-confirming-split-from-exelon-2-5-2022

The two companies that will emerge from the approaching separation of Exelon Generation's regulated utility and competitive energy businesses have set out their respective plans at separate analyst events this week. Exelon will become the USA's largest transmission and distribution (T&D) utility serving some 10 million customers across seven different regulatory jurisdictions. Constellation will be the largest producer of carbon-free electricity in the country.

Date: Thursday, 13 January 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Exelon-and-Constellation-prepare-for-separation

US-based Exelon Generation has announced that it intends to retire its Byron and Dresden nuclear power plants in Illinois in autumn 2021.

Date: Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsexelon-to-close-byron-and-dresden-nuclear-power-plants-8109874

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has approved Exelon Generation Company’s application for an additional 20 years of operation for the Peach Bottom-2 and -3 nuclear power units in Pennsylvania.

The renewed licences authorise reactor operation from 60 to 80 years.

The NRC approved initial licence renewals of 20 years for both units in May 2003, with Unit 2 licensed to operate until 8 August 2033 and Unit 3 until 2 July 2034. Those dates have now been extended by 20 years. The new Peach Bottom-2 subsequent licence expires on 8 August 2053 and the Peach Bottom-3 licence on 2 July, 2054.

Both units are 1,308-MW boiling water reactors. Peach Bottom-2 began commercial operation in July 1974 and Peach Bottom-3 in December 1974.

Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Original article: nucnet.org/news/us-regulator-approves-reactor-operation-for-another-20-years-3-1-2020

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

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