Exelon releases sustainability report

Exelon Corp. released its latest sustainability report on Wednesday, detailing performance in multiple areas as it related to sustainable energy and business practices.

The report noted that the company has invested $3.1 million into improved infrastructure to its electric and gas utilities. It also contributed $31 million toward community-based non-profit organizations. The company also was included among the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

“The electric power sector is rapidly changing,” Chris Crane, Exelon’s president and CEO, said. “We view this evolution as an opportunity to make our business more sustainable as we address evolving customer expectations, societal mandates and environmental considerations.”

The company also saved approximately 7.6 million megawatt hours of energy usage among clients in its service areas through energy efficient program development. In the report, the company stated that its energy production fleet maintained high levels of efficiency with 94 percent energy capacity with its nuclear operations, 97 percent with fossil and hydropower capabilities, and 95 percent wind and solar capacities.

In addition, the company was able to add 215 megawatts of energy generation through nuclear, wind and solar sources. Exelon Corp. reports $27.4 billion in operating revenues with 157 terawatt hours served over the course of 2014 and 198 billion cubic feet of natural gas.

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