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December 10, 2014 06:10 ET

NEI Warns of Costs to Prematurely Closing Three Illinois Nuclear Stations, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2014) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Illinois economy could lose $3.6 billion in output, nearly 5,200 megawatts of emission-free electric generating capacity and up to 13,300 jobs if Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) (Chicago, Illinois) closed the Byron, Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear power plants in 2016, which would be between eight and 16 years before their licenses expired, according to an analysis by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) (Washington, D.C.).

Within this article: Details on the potential consequences of closing three nuclear plants in Illinois.

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