EnergySolutions Subsidiary Signs Contract to Acquire
Three Mile Island Unit-2 Nuclear Power Plant
Salt Lake City, UT – October 15, 2019 – EnergySolutions, Inc. has signed a contract with
FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiaries GPU Nuclear, Inc., Metropolitan Edison Company, Jersey Central
Power & Light Company, and Pennsylvania Electric Company to acquire all licenses and assets
of Unit-2 at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) located near Middletown,
Pennsylvania. Under the agreement, the facility would be transferred to a subsidiary of
EnergySolutions known as TMI-2 Solutions, LLC. The agreement also facilitates applications to
the NRC and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for approval of the transfer, followed by
decommissioning of TMI-2.
“We are excited for the opportunity to safely decommission Unit-2 at Three Mile Island and
restore the area to its natural state,” stated Ken Robuck, President and CEO of EnergySolutions.
“We currently have four decommissioning projects, two of which will be completed in the next
six months. Every project has provided valuable experience with best practices and lessons
learned that we will incorporate into this project to safely decommission the facility.”
In 1979 TMI-2 experienced a partial meltdown which resulted in permanent closure of the
facility. In the early 1980’s 99% of the nuclear fuel was removed from the plant, packaged and
shipped to a storage facility at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The facility has remained in a
safe and stable storage condition known as Post Defueling Monitored Storage (PDMS) for the
past 26 years.
“Every decommissioning project we have performed comes with a commitment to keep the
public fully informed of the progress being made and to answer questions that members of the
community may have,” added Robuck.
To perform the decommissioning work on this project EnergySolutions and Jingoli, a
construction company headquartered in New Jersey, formed a joint venture called ES/Jingoli
Decommissioning, LLC. Jingoli successfully managed and executed nuclear projects on behalf
of numerous utilities in the United States and Canada with experience in the nuclear field from
pre-construction, construction management, project controls and decommissioning.
Current decommissioning projects EnergySolutions is performing include the Zion Nuclear
Power Station in Illinois and the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor in Wisconsin, both are
expected to be complete in the spring of 2020. EnergySolutions is also decommissioning the San
Onofre Nuclear Power Plant in Southern California and the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant in
Nebraska. In May of this year EnergySolutions completed decommissioning the SEFOR Test
Reactor in Arkansas.
EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including
nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure,
transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear
waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle. For additional
information about EnergySolutions visit www.energysolutions.com.
For additional information about this announcement please contact Mark Walker at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 801- 231 -9194.