Zion Nuclear Power Station-  Inside Climate News  by Energy Solutions

Zion Nuclear Power Station- Inside Climate News by Energy Solutions

Zion Nuclear Power Station

Located in Zion, Illinois and is owned by Exelon. It was operated by Commonwealth Edison until 2010, but the decommissioning is now being handled by EnergySolutions.

  • Commissioned:
    • Unit 1- 1973
    • Unit 2- 1974
  • Shut Down- 1998
  • Decommissioned scheduled to begin by 2020

The Zion Community Advisory Panel meets every few months to get updates from EnergySolutions on the decommissioning, and to hear public comments, etc.


Additional Resources:

Learn about EnergySolutions and see images of the decommissioning process here: