Industry Sees 'Snowball Effect' in N.Y., Ill. Policy Wins· E&E News ·
Ultimately, legislative solutions could be similar to the zero-emission credit (ZEC) programs in New York and Illinois. Or they could involve including nuclear plants as a qualifying resource in renewable portfolio standards. Click here for more information.
Union, Chamber Upbeat About EffectsThe Times of Ottawa ·
By the end of spring, more than 7,000 outage jobs will have been created at Exelon’s Illinois nuclear facilities, providing good wages and bolstering local businesses during a typically slower period, according to the company. Click here for more information.
Exelon Plans to Add More Jobs After Almost Shutting Down· WQAD-8 ·
Exelon is looking to grow it's number of workers after the Cordova and Clinton nuclear plants almost shut down. Officials say they are looking to add around 100 permanent full-time jobs over the next coming months. Click here for more information.
LaSalle Refueling Outage Powers Local Economy
MARSEILLES, Ill. (Feb. 6, 2017) – While operators were powering down LaSalle’s Unit 2 reactor late Sunday night, they were also powering up an economic engine that will bring more than 2,000 jobs and millions of dollars ... Click here for more information.
Future Energy Jobs Bill Already Delivering Job Growth, Economic Impact
CLINTON AND QUAD CITIES, Ill. (Dec. 14, 2016) — One week after the Future Energy Jobs Bill was signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner, the legislation is already delivering new jobs and economic benefits to the region. Click here for more information.
Passage of Future Energy Jobs Bill Boosts State Economy and Makes Illinois a Leader in Clean Energy
SPRINGFIELD (Dec. 1, 2016) — Exelon Generation and ComEd today commended Illinois lawmakers on the passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill, which will maintain Illinois’ competitive electric rates, preserve and create tens of thousands of jobs... Click here for more information.