Illinois consumers complain all the time about the power markets not working for them. For months now, we’ve also been hearing complaints from Exelon, the parent company of ComEd. 293 more words
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What was that we said just two days ago? Now that the climate march is over, the real work begins….
The past two days have demonstrated, in almost shocking fashion, the immutable truth of that statement. 1,688 more words
Hypocrisy alert: Exelon has nuclear and wind power plants, opposes extension of wind tax credits and asks for new nuclear subsidies
Background: Exelon operates a total of seventeen nuclear reactors in the United States. The company is also the nation’s 11th largest producer of wind energy. But it looks as if Exelon prefers its nuclear toys. 505 more words
Thunderstorm triggers false alarm at New York nuclear power plant. Which one? You can't tell from the news coverage....
Ah, local news!
An emergency notification siren went off Thursday morning at the nuclear power plants in Scriba, but there was no emergency, officials say. 277 more words
Hearings begin today before the Illinois Commerce Commission on what will become a pivotal battle over the future of nuclear power–not only in Illinois, but across the nation. 907 more words
In our last post, we mentioned the Invisible Hand, an idea brought forth by the patron saint of Free Markets, Adam Smith. As we pointed out, Exelon on its website extols the virtues of the Free Market and anathematizes the very notion of subsidies to players in it — except, of course, when Exelon itself is the intended recipient of that subsidy. 691 more words