Illinois’ energy policy challenged

Solar panels between two buildings in downtown Chicago

By Yu-Ning Aileen Chuang Donald Trump may describe the nation’s energy policy as a “disaster,” but not everyone in Illinois would agree. With the most nuclear power plants in the nation, and as one of the top five coal-produced states, Illinois is pressing ahead as well for clean energy jobs and industries. The state’s clean […]

Exelon turns in lower than expected profit, plans to increase dividend


By Kaitlin Schuler Exelon Corp., hurt by weak energy prices and unfavorable weather in its service areas, reported fourth quarter profits that fell short of forecasts Wednesday. But the company’s shares nonetheless moved higher, after Exelon hinted that it is planning to begin boosting its quarterly dividend payout. In New York Stock Exchange trading, Exelon […]

Exelon Corp. analysts project stability of stock despite recent fall

Chicago's Exelon Corp. HQ

By Kaitlin Schuler Last year was agood one overall for Exelon Corp. Increased net income and falling stock prices encouraged investors to buy or hold Exelon stock. So it’s no surprise that, going forward, analysts recommend buying or holding shares in the large utility services holding company, pointing to the likely continuation of Exelon’s strong […]