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2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...

2014-01-27 16:21:07

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey produced 134 million net megawatt-hours of electricity in 2013, the highest annual production ever for the nation's largest operator of commercial nuclear reactors. The new generation record exceeded the previous record, set in 2007 by the same plants, by 1.6 million megawatt-hours. A megawatt-hour is a million watts flowing for an hour. The 2013...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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