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1 of 2 reactors at Calvert Cliffs power plant shuts down

LUSBY — Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says it has shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant after a malfunction during testing. Plant spokesman Kory Raftery says a control rod dropped into the reactor Thursday ...

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NRC denies license for third reactor in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission can’t issue a license to a French company to build a new nuclear power plant in Maryland as long as the company is completely foreign owned, a panel of judges ruled Thursday. The 29-page ...

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves Constellation-Exelon deal

Exelon’s proposed takeover of Constellation Energy crossed another hurdle Thursday when the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the $7.9 billion deal. Constellation’s nuclear division, the Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, is licensed to operate five reactors and two spent fuel installations. The ...

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Developer wants $41M PILOT to lure Exelon to the harbor

As Exelon Corp. officials said Thursday they expect to staff the corporation’s newly merged Baltimore organization by late May, the Baltimore Development Corporation board voted on a request for $41 million in tax incentives to help a developer build a ...

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Advocates voice support for Calvert Cliffs’ third reactor

SOLOMONS — Calvert County business owners and nuclear energy advocates support a plan to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, saying it would help the local economy. The hearing held by the federal Atomic Safety and ...

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Exelon 4Q profit rises, adjusted results miss view

CHICAGO — Power plant operator Exelon Corp. on Wednesday said that its fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent, but its adjusted results missed Wall Street expectations due to higher costs and unfavorable weather conditions. Its shares slipped in midday trading after ...

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Constellation: Reactor restarting after Irene

LUSBY — Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant is being brought back online after being shutdown automatically during Hurricane Irene. The reactor was shut down when a piece of siding ...

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