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A $580 million hit on our pocketbooks

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


The nuclear industry's game plan: kill the competition and fleece the ratepayers

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

Solar Power

Amazon.com Will See a Change

Sarang Ahuja’s latest post:

Amazon has long been the primary resource for online purchases.  They are still going strong but there have been some recent developments that have shown their finances aren’t looking as stellar as they used to be.  324 more words

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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

Nuclear Power

Thunderstorm triggers false alarm at New York nuclear power plant. Which one? You can't tell from the news coverage....

Ah, local news!

The CBS affiliate in Syracuse reported this morning:

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

Nuclear Power

NRG spars with Exelon over uneconomic reactors, carbon rule

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


A Free Market Lesson for Exelon

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