Operation Oswego County Presents Award To Exelon

OSWEGO – At its annual meeting in June, Operation Oswego County presented its 2017 Jobs Award to Exelon in recognition and appreciation of its significant contribution and commitment to the Oswego County and Central New York economies; for its purchase of the James A. FitzPatrick

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Exelon cited

Nuclear Plant and the operation of Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in the town of Scriba; for having the generating capacity of 2,300 MW, representing approximately 5 percent of the State’s capacity; for the generation of carbon-free electricity and the avoidance of 16 million tons of carbon emissions annually; for its pivotal role in helping the State achieve its Clean Energy Standard goals; for employing 1,500 workers, making Exelon the largest private sector employer in Oswego County; for its impact on 1,000s of supplemental jobs needed during refueling and maintenance outages and the associated economic benefits to the local economy; and for its generosity for contributing and supporting community initiatives including education, environmental improvements, community based not-for-profits, community sponsored events and economic development.

Pictured are, from left, Barbara Bateman, OOC board president, Chris Mudrick, Exelon Sr. VP of Northeast Operations, and L. Michael Treadwell, OOC executive director.