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2013-05-07 16:22:44

CARLTON, Wis., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today shut down its 556-megawatt Kewaunee Power Station permanently, ending almost 40 years of nuclear-generated electricity at the station located about 35 miles southeast of Green Bay on Lake Michigan. Dominion announced last fall that it would close the station and decommission it because the company was unable to grow a Midwestern nuclear fleet to take advantages of economies of scale and Kewaunee's power purchase agreements...

2013-02-19 12:24:54

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced today that the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) has concluded the shutdown and retirement of Kewaunee Power Station in northeastern Wisconsin will not affect the reliability of the regional electric transmission system. Dominion will proceed with its plans to close the 556-megawatt, single unit nuclear power station in Carlton, Wisc., in the second quarter of 2013, as the company announced last fall. "After...

2012-10-22 07:23:23

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today said it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Carlton, Wis., after the company was unable to find a buyer for the 556-megawatt nuclear facility. Pending a grid reliability review by the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO), the station is expected to cease power production in the second quarter of 2013 and move to safe shutdown. Dominion announced in April 2011 that it would seek...

2011-02-24 13:23:00

CARLTON, Wis., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) welcomed the news today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the operating license of Kewaunee Power Station, extending the station's operation an additional 20 years until 2033. With today's approval, the NRC has renewed the operating licenses of the seven units at all four of Dominion's nuclear power stations - Kewaunee, Millstone in Waterford, Conn., North Anna in Mineral, Va., and Surry in Surry, Va. "We...