Exelon’s bid for Constellation Energy: how real is the pledge to efficiency, EV’s and renewable energy in Maryland?

In the press release announcing its planned $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore, Maryland-based Constellation Energy, Chicago-based Exelon promised to spend $64 million over several years to spur energy efficiency, electric vehicle and renewable energy initiatives in Maryland. When pressed for details this week about one of the largest U.S. utility mergers ever, however, company spokesman […]

Nuclear plant closures & indefinite delays – the growing tally

During the past few months alone, three of America’s largest nuclear power plant operators — Exelon, Dominion and Constellation Energy — have announced they are either closing a nuclear generating station early or not continuing their immediate pursuit Federal loan guarantees needed to make the economics work for “next generation” plants they’ve been contemplating. The […]