EnergySolutions Receives Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approval for Indirect Transfer of Licenses

EnergySolutions Receives Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approval for Indirect 
Transfer of Licenses 
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/13 --  EnergySolutions,
Inc. (NYSE: ES), a leader in nuclear commercial services, today
announced it has received all required U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
Commission ("NRC") approvals for the indirect transfer of NRC
licenses. NRC approval was the last regulatory requirement for
completing the previously announced merger agreement with affiliates
of Energy Capital Partners II, LLC ("Energy Capital Partners" or
"ECP").  
The Company expects to consummate the merger on or about May 24,
2013, after which time the Company's common stock will be delisted
from the New York Stock Exchange. 
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. 
Energy Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices in
Short Hills, New Jersey and San Diego, California. Energy Capital
Partners has over $8 billion of capital commitments under management
and is focused on investing in the power generation, electric
transmission, midstream gas, renewable energy, oil field services and
environmental services sectors of North America's energy
infrastructure. The fund's management has substantial experience
leading successful energy companies and energy infrastructure
investments. For more information, visit www.ecpartners.com.  
Forward-Looking Statements 
 This communication, and all statements
made regarding the subject matter of this communication, contain
statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995,
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are based on the
current expectations and beliefs of EnergySolutions and are subject
to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those described in the
forward-looking statements
. Any statements that are not statements of
historical fact (such as statements containing the words "believes,"
"plans," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates" and similar
expressions) should be considered forward-looking statements. Among
others, the following risks, uncertainties and other factors could
cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the
forward-looking statements: (i) the risk that the merger of Rockwell
Acquisition Corp. with and into EnergySolutions, with EnergySolutions
as the surviving entity and subsidiary of Rockwell Holdco, Inc. (the
"Merger") may not be consummated in a timely manner, if at all; (ii)
the risk that the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated January 7,
2013, as amended on April 5, 2013, by and among EnergySolutions,
Rockwell Holdco, Inc. and Rockwell Acquisition Corp. (the "Merger
Agreement") may be terminated in circumstances that require
EnergySolutions to pay Energy Capital Partners Management II, LP or
its designee a termination fee of up to $13,600,000, including the
inability to complete the Merger due to the failure to satisfy
certain conditions for completion of the Merger; (iii) risks related
to the diversion of management's attention from EnergySolutions'
ongoing business operations; (iv) risks regarding the failure of
Energy Capital Partners to obtain the necessary financing to complete
the Merger; (v) the effect of the announcement of the acquisition on
EnergySolutions' business relationships (including, without
limitation, partners and customers), operating results and business
generally as well as the potential difficulties in employee retention
as a result of the Merger; (vi) risks related to obtaining the
requisite consents to the acquisition; (vii) risks related to the
outcome of any legal proceedings that have been, or will be,
instituted against EnergySolutions related to the Merger Agreement;
and (viii) risks related to the effects of local and national
economic, credit and capital market conditions on the economy in
general. Additional risk factors that may affect future results are
contained in EnergySolutions' filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), which are available at the SEC's
website http://www.sec.gov. Because forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties, actual results and events may differ
materially from results and events currently expected by
EnergySolutions. EnergySolutions and Energy Capital Partners
expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to update or revise
any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change
of expectations with regard thereto or to reflect any change in
events, conditions or circumstances.  
Contact Information 
Richard Putnam
Investor Relations
801-303-0185  
Mark Walker
Media Relations
801-649-2194