Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Harrisburg, Pa. • The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, said Monday that it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania. Exelon Corp.’s announcement comes after what it called more than five years of losses on the single-unit power plant and its recent failure in a capacity auction to sell Three Mile Island’s power into the regional grid. In the meantime, the Chicago-based energy company wants Pennsyl...

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