Three Mile Island nuclear plant to close without support

The owner of the Three Mile Island nuclear power station in Pennsylvania says it will be closed down in two years unless the state provides subsidies. Exelon says if policy reforms are not introduced, the facility will prematurely retire on the 30th of September 2019 – it has already cancelled future fuel purchases and plans […]

Early retirement for two US nuclear plants

Two money-losing nuclear power plants in the US are to shut down earlier than expected. Power company Exelon made the announcement after state policymakers declined a financial support plan that would have helped keep the plants running. The Clinton Power Station in central Illinois will close in June 2017 and the Quad Cities Generating Station […]