UniStar Congratulates Bechtel and Building Trades Unions On Historic Project Labor Agreement for Proposed Maryland Nuclear Energy Facility
Agreement Adds Certainty for UniStar’s Planned Fleet of Advanced Nuclear Energy Facilities in U.S.
“This historic agreement provides the framework for construction of a third nuclear unit at Calvert Cliffs as well as the potential for other future nuclear energy projects that support the nation’s quest for energy independence and security and clean-air goals,” said
As part of the Calvert Cliffs PLA announced today, the unions have guaranteed to supply enough skilled workers to construct the proposed Calvert Cliffs Unit 3 energy facility. In turn, Bechtel has agreed to provide fair wages, fringe benefits and good working conditions for all union workers during construction of the project.
The announcement closely follows a series of significant milestones that give impetus to UniStar’s potential new reactor at Calvert Cliffs. On
In April, a hearing examiner assigned by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) issued a proposed order approving UniStar’s application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) for the project. The proposed CPCN order has been appealed to the PSC and is pending before the commission.
The 1,600-megawatt reactor is proposed to be built next to Constellation Energy’s existing Calvert Cliffs facility in
In addition, two UniStar partners, AREVA and Alstom, are moving forward with major investments that will create additional nuclear-energy related jobs in
The Calvert Cliffs PLA is an important step in construction of the proposed Calvert Cliffs Unit 3 facility. If built, the new facility at Calvert Cliffs would generate 1,600 MW of carbon-emissions-free electricity, enough to power 1.3 million homes, and would bring much-needed, 24/7-available power to
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UniStar Nuclear Energy, a strategic joint venture between Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) and EDF Group, is powering the nuclear renaissance in
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Constellation Energy (www.constellation.com) is a leading supplier of energy products and services to wholesale and retail electric and natural gas customers. It owns a diversified fleet of generating units located throughout
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