Skip to content


Byron nuclear plant could close in three years, two decades earlier than its planned retirement via RRStar.com

By Georgette Braun

BYRON — Exelon’s Byron nuclear generating station could close as early as mid-2022 because of financial risk, some two decades earlier than its planned retirement.

[…]

Paul Dempsey, communications specialist for the Byron station, said the Byron plant’s prices were too high for a transmission company to pay in an August bidding process, and that market flaws that don’t recognize the plant’s carbon-free emission capabilities are partly to blame. He said Exelon is working at the state, regional and federal levels to emphasize the “benefits of nuclear energy.”

The Byron towers, which opened in 1985 and 1987, took 12 years to build and cost $4.5 billion. The plant employs about 800 people.

Read more at Byron nuclear plant could close in three years, two decades earlier than its planned retirement 

Posted in *English.

Tagged with , .


One Response

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.

  1. fl studio crack says

    FL Studio Crack is a complete software production environment or Digital Audio Workstation. Represents more than 20 years of innovative development and includes everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, modify, mix and master music in professional quality. fl studio crack



Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.