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Exelon, a leading competitive power provider, plans to shut two money-losing nuclear plants in Illinois, the company said Thursday, after efforts to push a bailout through the state’s Legislature fell apart.

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A bankrupt state bailing out a profitable company? Clinton is the most costly electrical generator in the Midwest.

Description: The Clinton Power Station and its 5,000-acre cooling reservoir are located on a 14000-acre site near Clinton, Illinois. Clinton’s final construction cost exceeded $4 billion, leading the plant to produce some of the most expensive power in the Midwest.
Clinton Unit 1
Nuclear Steam System Supplier (NSSS Vendor) = General Electric (U.S.)
Architect Engineer = Sargent and Lundy
Owner = Exelon Corporation
Operator (Licensee) = Exelon Generating Co., L.L.C.