U.S.' Exelon Has No Plans to Shut Nuclear Power Plants

July 2014
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;7/ 9/2014, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. nuclear power plant operator Exelon does not plan to close any of the plants despite the financial problems. Topics discussed include chief strategy officer Bill Von Hoene's citing of the problems facing Exelon's nuclear plants including low electricity prices, sluggish demand and competition from renewable energy and his optimism for regulatory or legislative relief for Exelon.


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