WARRENVILLE, Ill. Feb. 8, 2011
Exelon Nuclear was recognized for its outstanding focus on safety with the 2010 National Safety Council Green Cross for Safety Award, the first time a utility has achieved the honor. The award cited the company’s "strong safety culture, which is highly visible in all aspects of Exelon Nuclear’s work practices" and recognized its achievements in on-the-job safety and health programs, community service and corporate citizenship.
In addition to its 2010 safety and production achievements, Exelon Nuclear experienced milestones in several categories:
• The company’s Limerick Generating Station Unit 1 set a continuous run record of 727 days.
• The Quad Cities Generating Station Unit 2 set a station continuous run record of 446 days.
• The Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Unit 2 set its own continuous run record of 691 days.
• Exelon Nuclear’s Dresden Unit 1 celebrated its 50th anniversary and Unit 2 its 40th anniversary.
Exelon Corporation i s on e o f the nation’s largest electric util i ties with more tha n $1 8 billion in annua l revenues. Th e company ha s o n e o f t h e i n d u stry’s lar g est p o rtf o li os of electricity g e n er a tio n c a p a city, wit h a na tionwi d e re a c h an d str o n g p o siti on s i n t h e Mi d wes t an d M i d- Atla n tic. Exelo n d istrib u tes electricit y t o ap p r o xim a tely 5 . 4 milli on c u stomers i n nort h ern Illin o i s a nd sou t h e as te r n P e n n sy lva n i a an d na t u r a l g as t o a p p r ox im a t e l y 4 9 , 00 0 c us t ome r s in t he P h il ade l ph i a ar e a. Exe lo n i s headquarter e d i n Chi c ago an d t r ade s on t h e NYS E under t h e ticker EX C .
SOURCE Exelon Nuclear