Exelon May Close Nuclear Plants to Save Money

February 2014
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;2/11/2014, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that Exelon considered shutting down its nuclear power plants to cut costs, the U.S. nuclear energy market has faced issues caused by rise in federal subsidies for renewable power generation from sources like wind and solar.


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