South Field Energy Breaks Ground for 1,182-MW Power Plant

LCG, May 16, 2019--South Field Energy LLC announced yesterday its groundbreaking for an 1,182-MW, combined-cycle electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio. The natural gas-fired facility is scheduled to commence operations in mid-2021 and represents a $1.3 billion investment.

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Exelon to Shut Down Three Mile Island by September 30, 2019

LCG, May 10, 2019--Exelon Generation announced Wednesday that Three Mile Island Generating Station Unit 1 (TMI) will shut down by September 30, 2019. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) had approved back in 2009 a 20-year extension for the nuclear energy facility through 2034.

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Southeast Chicago Plant Dedicated

LCG, Oct. 18, 2002--A new 350-megawatt peaking plant, the Southeast Chicago Energy Project, is beginning operatons, with a dedication cermony being held today.

The plant, owned by Exelon Corporation and Peoples Energy Corporation consists of eight gas turbines, equipped with dry, low-nitrogen oxide burner controls. The controls will reduce emissions at the plant. The chairman, president and CEO of Peoples Energy, Thomas M. Patrick, said "We are committed to providing Chicago and the region with a clean-burning natural gas-fired electricity. Partnering with Exelon to develop this project helps us deliver on that promise while continuing to provide value to the Midwest energy marketplace."
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