This Oct. 30, 2007 photo shows the Exelon nuclear power plant, in Cordova. Exelon Corp. says the Quad Cities Generating Station is unprofitable due to increased competition from lower-cost natural gas plants and because transmission costs are higher because it’s sharing the same lines with wind power coming in from other states. The company says it must decide by Oct. 1 whether the plant will continue to operate after May 2017.
This Oct. 30, 2007 photo shows the Exelon nuclear power plant, in Cordova. Exelon Corp. says the Quad Cities Generating Station is unprofitable due to increased competition from lower-cost natural gas plants and because transmission costs are higher because it’s sharing the same lines with wind power coming in from other states. The company says it must decide by Oct. 1 whether the plant will continue to operate after May 2017. Gary Krambeck Associated Press
This Oct. 30, 2007 photo shows the Exelon nuclear power plant, in Cordova. Exelon Corp. says the Quad Cities Generating Station is unprofitable due to increased competition from lower-cost natural gas plants and because transmission costs are higher because it’s sharing the same lines with wind power coming in from other states. The company says it must decide by Oct. 1 whether the plant will continue to operate after May 2017. Gary Krambeck Associated Press

Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant

August 30, 2015 03:42 PM

UPDATED August 31, 2015 12:02 AM

More Videos

  • Serious crash involving semi, 7 cars on I-55

    A crash involving a semi and seven passenger vehicles has stalled traffic on Interstate 55 at Illinois 143 on Friday afternoon.