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EXHIBIT 10-60


EXECUTION COPY

$300,000,000


TERM LOAN AGREEMENT


dated as of April 1, 2005


among

EXELON CORPORATION,

THE LENDERS NAMED HEREIN

and


DRESDNER BANK AG, NEW YORK AND GRAND CAYMAN BRANCHES,


as Administrative Agent

ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

SECTION 1.01.

CERTAIN DEFINED TERMS 1

SECTION 1.02.

OTHER INTERPRETIVE PROVISIONS 11

SECTION 1.03.

ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES 11

ARTICLE II AMOUNTS AND TERMS OF THE ADVANCES

SECTION 2.01.

THE LOANS 12

SECTION 2.02.

THE DRAWDOWNS 12

SECTION 2.03.

FEES 13

SECTION 2.04.

REDUCTION OF THE COMMITMENTS 14

SECTION 2.05.

REPAYMENT OF LOANS 14

SECTION 2.06.

INTEREST ON ADVANCES 14

SECTION 2.07.

ADDITIONAL INTEREST ON ADVANCES 14

SECTION 2.08.

INTEREST RATE DETERMINATION 15

SECTION 2.09.

CONVERSION OF ADVANCES 15

SECTION 2.10.

PREPAYMENTS 15

SECTION 2.11.

INCREASED COSTS 16

SECTION 2.12.

ILLEGALITY 17

SECTION 2.13.

PAYMENTS AND COMPUTATIONS 17

SECTION 2.14.

TAXES 19

SECTION 2.15.

SHARING OF PAYMENTS, ETC 21

ARTICLE III CONDITIONS OF LENDING

SECTION 3.01.

CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO FIRST DRAWDOWN 21

SECTION 3.02.

CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO EACH DRAWDOWN 22

ARTICLE IV REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

SECTION 4.01.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE BORROWER 22

ARTICLE V COVENANTS OF THE BORROWER

SECTION 5.01.

AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS 24

SECTION 5.02.

NEGATIVE COVENANTS 27

ARTICLE VI EVENTS OF DEFAULT

SECTION 6.01.

EVENTS OF DEFAULT 30

ARTICLE VII THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

SECTION 7.01.

AUTHORIZATION AND ACTION 32

SECTION 7.02.

AGENTS' RELIANCE, ETC 32

SECTION 7.03.

AGENTS AND AFFILIATES 33

SECTION 7.04.

LENDER CREDIT DECISION 33

SECTION 7.05.

INDEMNIFICATION 33

SECTION 7.06.

SUCCESSOR ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT 34

ARTICLE VIII MISCELLANEOUS

SECTION 8.01.

AMENDMENTS, ETC 34

SECTION 8.02.

NOTICES, ETC 36

SECTION 8.03.

NO WAIVER; REMEDIES 36

SECTION 8.04.

COSTS AND EXPENSES; INDEMNIFICATION 36

SECTION 8.05.

RIGHT OF SET-OFF 37

SECTION 8.06.

BINDING EFFECT 37

SECTION 8.07.

ASSIGNMENTS AND PARTICIPATIONS 38

SECTION 8.08.

GOVERNING LAW 41

SECTION 8.09.

CONSENT TO JURISDICTION 41

SECTION 8.10.

EXECUTION IN COUNTERPARTS; INTEGRATION 41

SECTION 8.11.

USA PATRIOT ACT NOTIFICATION 42 Schedule 2.01 Lenders and Commitments Exhibit A Form of Note Exhibit B Notice of Drawdown Exhibit C Assignment and Acceptance Exhibit D Form of Opinion of Counsel for the Borrower Exhibit E Form of Annual and Quarterly Compliance Certificate

TERM LOAN AGREEMENT

dated as of April 1, 2005


Exelon Corporation, a Pennsylvania corporation (the " Borrower" ), the financial institutions listed on the signature pages hereof and Dresdner Bank AG, New York and Cayman Islands Branches (" DBAG" ), as Administrative Agent, hereby agree as follows:


ARTICLE I

DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

SECTION 1.01. Certain Defined Terms . As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the respective meanings set forth below (each such meaning to be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of the term defined):


" Adjusted Funds From Operations" means, for any period, Net Cash Flows From Operating Activities for such period minus Transitional Funding Instrument Revenue for such period plus Net Interest Expense for such period minus , in the case of the Borrower, the portion (but, not less than zero) of the Borrower' s Net Cash Flows From Operating Activities for such period attributable to the Energy Holdings Entities.


" Administrative Agent" means DBAG in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders pursuant to Article VII , and not in its individual capacity as a Lender, and any successor Administrative Agent appointed pursuant to Article VII .


" Administrative Questionnaire" means an administrative questionnaire, substantially in the form supplied by the Administrative Agent, completed by a Lender and furnished to the Administrative Agent in connection with this Agreement.


" Advance" means a Base Rate Advance or a Eurodollar Rate Advance, each of which is a " Type" of Advance.


" Affiliate" means, as to any Person, any other Person that, directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with such Person or is a director or officer of such Person.


" Applicable Lending Office" means, with respect to each Lender, such Lender' s Domestic Lending Office in the case of a Base Rate Advance and such Lender' s Eurodollar Lending Office in the case of a Eurodollar Rate Advance.

" Assignment and Acceptance" means an assignment and acceptance entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee, and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit C .

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" Base Rate" means, for any period, a fluctuating interest rate per annum which rate per annum shall at all times be equal to the higher of:


(a) the Prime Rate; and


(b) the sum of 0.5% per annum plus the Federal Funds Rate in effect from time to time.


" Base Rate Advance" means a tranche of a Loan that bears interest as provided in Section 2.06(a) .

" Borrowing" means a group of Advances of all Lenders of the same Type and, if such Borrowing consists of Eurodollar Rate Advances, having the same Interest Period.


" Business Day" means a day on which banks are not required or authorized to close in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chicago, Illinois or New York, New York, and, if the applicable Business Day relates to any Eurodollar Rate Advances, on which dealings are carried on in the London interbank market.


" Closing Date" shall mean the date of the initial drawdown hereunder.


" Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, in each case as amended, reformed or otherwise modified from time to time.

" ComEd" means Commonwealth Edison Company, an Illinois corporation.


" ComEd Mortgage" means the Mortgage, dated July 1, 1923, as amended and supplemented by supplemental indentures, including the Supplemental Indenture, dated August 1, 1944, from ComEd to Harris Trust and Savings Bank and D.G. Donovan, as trustees; provided that no effect shall be given to any amendment, supplement or refinancing after the date of this Agreement that would broaden the definition of " permitted liens" as defined in the ComEd Mortgage as constituted on the date of this Agreement.


" Commitment" - see Section 2.01 .


" Commitment Termination Date" means the earliest of (i) September 16, 2005, (ii) the date of the third drawdown hereunder or (iii) the date of termination in whole of the Commitments pursuant to Section 2.04 or Section 6.01 .


" Commodity Trading Obligations" mean, with respect to any Person, the obligations of such Person under (i) any commodity swap agreement, commodity future agreement, commodity option agreement, commodity cap agreement, commodity floor agreement, commodity collar agreement, commodity hedge agreement, commodity forward contract or derivative transaction and any put, call or other agreement, arrangement or transaction, including natural gas, power and emissions forward contracts, or any combination of any such arrangements, agreements and/or transactions, employed in the ordinary course of such Person' s business, including any such Person' s energy marketing, trading and asset optimization business, or (ii) any commodity swap agreement, commodity future agreement, commodity option agreement, commodity hedge


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agreement, and any put, call or other agreement or arrangement, or combination thereof (including an agreement or arrangement to hedge foreign exchange risks) in respect of commodities entered into by such Person pursuant to asset optimization and risk management policies and procedures adopted in good faith by the Board of Directors (or similar governing body) of such Person. The term " commodities" shall include electric energy and/or capacity, coal, petroleum, natural gas, emissions allowances, weather derivatives and related products and by-products and ancillary services.

" Controlled Group" means all members of a controlled group of corporations and all trades or businesses (whether or not incorporated) under common control that, together with the Borrower or any Subsidiary, are treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or 414(c) of the Code.

" DBAG" see the Preamble.

" Debt" means (i) indebtedness for borrowed money, (ii) obligations evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or other similar instruments, (iii) obligations to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade payables incurred in the ordinary course of business), (iv) obligations as lessee under leases that shall have been or are required to be, in accordance with GAAP, recorded as capital leases, (v) obligations (contingent or otherwise) under reimbursement or similar agreements with respect to the issuance of letters of credit (other than obligations in respect of documentary letters of credit opened to provide for the payment of goods or services purchased in the ordinary course of business) and (vi) obligations under direct or indirect guaranties in respect of, and obligations (contingent or otherwise) to purchase or otherwise acquire, or otherwise to assure a creditor against loss in respect of, indebtedness or obligations of others of the kinds referred to in clauses (i) through (v) above.


" Domestic Lending Office" means, with respect to any Lender, the office of such Lender specified as its " Domestic Lending Office" in its Administrative Questionnaire or in the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it became a Lender, or such other office of such Lender as such Lender may from time to time specify to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

" Eligible Assignee" means (i) a commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States, or any State thereof; (ii) a commercial bank organized under the laws of any other country that is a member of the OECD or has concluded special lending arrangements with the International Monetary Fund associated with its General Arrangements to Borrow, or a political subdivision of any such country, provided that such bank is acting through a branch or agency located in the United States; (iii) a finance company, insurance company or other financial institution or fund (whether a corporation, partnership or other entity) engaged generally in making, purchasing or otherwise investing in commercial loans in the ordinary course of its business; (iv) the central bank of any country that is a member of the OECD; (v) any Lender; or (vi) any Affiliate of a Lender; provided that, unless otherwise agreed by the Borrower and the Administrative Agent in their sole discretion, (A) any Person described in clause (i) , (ii) or (iii) above shall also (x) have outstanding unsecured long-term debt that is rated BBB- or better by S&P and Baa3 or better by Moody' s (or an equivalent rating by another nationally recognized credit rating agency of similar standing if either such corporation is no longer in the business of


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rating unsecured indebtedness of entities engaged in such businesses) and (y) have combined capital and surplus (as established in its most recent report of condition to its primary regulator) of not less than $100,000,000 (or its equivalent in foreign currency), and (B) any Person described in clause (ii) , (iii) , (iv) or (vi) above shall, on the date on which it is to become a Lender hereunder, be entitled to receive payments hereunder without deduction or withholding of any United States Federal income taxes (as contemplated by Section 2.14(e) ).


" Eligible Successor" means a Person which (i) is a corporation, limited liability company or business trust duly incorporated or organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of one of the states of the United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) as a result of a contemplated acquisition, consolidation or merger, will succeed to all or substantially all of the consolidated business and assets of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries, (iii) upon giving effect to such contemplated acquisition, consolidation or merger, will have all or substantially all of its consolidated business and assets conducted and located in the United States and (iv) is acceptable to the Majority Lenders as a credit matter.


" Energy Holdings" means PSEG Energy Holdings L.L.C., a New Jersey limited liability company.


" Energy Holdings Debt" means Debt of any Energy Holdings Entity for which neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries (other than another Energy Holdings Entity) has any liability, contingent or otherwise.


" Energy Holdings Entity" means Energy Holdings and each of its Subsidiaries.


" ERISA" means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the regulations promulgated and rulings issued thereunder, each as amended and modified from time to time.

" Eurocurrency Liabilities" has the meaning assigned to that term in Regulation D of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as in effect from time to time.

" Eurodollar Lending Office" means, with respect to any Lender, the office of such Lender specified as its " Eurodollar Lending Office" in its Administrative Questionnaire or in the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which it became a Lender (or, if no such office is specified, its Domestic Lending Office), or such other office of such Lender as such Lender may from time to time specify to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.


" Eurodollar Rate" means, for each Interest Period for each Eurodollar Rate Advance made as part of a Borrowing, the applicable British Bankers' Association LIBOR rate for deposits in U.S. dollars having a maturity equal to such Interest Period, as reported by any generally recognized financial information service as of 11:00 A.M. (London time) two Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period; provided that if no such British Bankers' Association LIBOR rate is available to the Administrative Agent, the Eurodollar Rate for such Interest Period shall instead be the rate determined by the Administrative Agent to be the rate at which DBAG or one of its Affiliate banks offers to place deposits in U.S. dollars with first-class banks in the London interbank market at approximately 11:00 A.M. (London time) two Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period, in the approximate amount of DBAG' s relevant Eurodollar Rate Advance and having a maturity equal to such Interest Period.


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" Eurodollar Rate Advance" means a tranche of a Loan that bears interest as provided in Section 2.06(b) .


" Eurodollar Rate Reserve Percentage" of any Lender for any Interest Period means the reserve percentage applicable during such Interest Period (or if more than one such percentage shall be so applicable, the daily average of such percentages for those days in such Interest Period during which any such percentage shall be so applicable) under regulations issued from time to time by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (or any successor) for determining the maximum reserve requirement (including any emergency, supplemental or other marginal reserve requirement) for such Lender with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency Liabilities having a term equal to such Interest Period.

" Event of Default" - see Section 6.01.

" Exchange Act" means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and modified from time to time.


" Exposure" means, with respect to any Lender as of any date of determination, the sum of (i) such Lender' s Commitment as of such date plus (ii) the outstanding principal amount of the Advances of such Lender as of such date.


" Federal Funds Rate" means, for any period, a fluctuating interest rate per annum equal for each day during such period to the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by Federal funds brokers, as published for such day (or, if such day is not a Business Day, for the next preceding Business Day) by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or, if such rate is not so published for any day which is a Business Day, the average of the quotations for such day on such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three Federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by it.

" Five-Year Amendment" see Section 8.01(b)(i) .


" Five-Year Credit Agreement" means the Five-Year Credit Agreement, dated as of July 16, 2004, among the Borrower and certain of its affiliates, as borrowers, the lenders named therein, and Bank One NA, as administrative agent, as amended, supplemented or refinanced from time to time.


" GAAP" - see Section 1.03 .


" Genco" means Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a Pennsylvania limited liability company.

" Granting Lender" - see Section 8.07(h).

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" Hedging Obligations" mean, with respect to any Person, the obligations of such Person under any interest rate or currency swap agreement, interest rate or currency future agreement, interest rate collar agreement, interest rate or currency hedge agreement, and any put, call or other agreement or arrangement designed to protect such Person against fluctuations in interest rates or currency exchange rates.


" Interest Coverage Ratio" means, for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters, the ratio of Adjusted Funds From Operations for such period to Net Interest Expense for such period.

" Interest Expense" means, for any period, " interest expense" as shown on a consolidated statement of income of the Borrower for such period prepared in accordance with GAAP.

" Interest Expense to Affiliates" means, for any period, " Interest Expense to Affiliates" as shown on a consolidated statement of income of the Borrower for such period.


" Interest Period" means, for each Eurodollar Rate Advance, the period commencing on the date such Eurodollar Rate Advance is made or is converted from a Base Rate Advance and ending on the last day of the period selected by the Borrower pursuant to the provisions below and, thereafter, each subsequent period commencing on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period and ending on the last day of the period selected by the Borrower pursuant to the provisions below. The duration of each Interest Period shall be 1, 2 or 3 months, as the Borrower may select in accordance with Section 2.02 or 2.09 ; provided that:

(i) the Borrower may not select any Interest Period that ends after the scheduled Maturity Date;

(ii) Interest Periods commencing on the same date for Advances made as part of the same Borrowing shall be of the same duration;


(iii) whenever the last day of any Interest Period would otherwise occur on a day other than a Business Day, the last day of such Interest Period shall be extended to occur on the next succeeding Business Day, provided that if such extension would cause the last day of such Interest Period to occur in the next following calendar month, the last day of such Interest Period shall occur on the next preceding Business Day; and

(iv) if there is no day in the appropriate calendar month at the end of such Interest Period numerically corresponding to the first day of such Interest Period, then such Interest Period shall end on the last Business Day of such appropriate calendar month.

" Lenders" means the financial institutions listed on the signature pages hereof and each Eligible Assignee that shall become a party hereto pursuant to Section 8.07 .

" Lien" means any lien (statutory or other), mortgage, pledge, security interest or other charge or encumbrance, or any other type of preferential arrangement (including the interest of a vendor or lessor under any conditional sale, capitalized lease or other title retention agreement).


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" Loan" - see Section 2.01 .

" Majority Lenders" means Lenders having Pro Rata Shares of more than 50% ( provided that, for purposes of this definition, neither the Borrower nor any of its Affiliates, if a Lender, shall be included in (i) the Lenders having such amount of the Pro Rata Shares or (ii) determining the amount of the Commitments and/or the Loans which constitute 100% of the Pro Rata Shares).


" Material Adverse Change" and " Material Adverse Effect" each means, relative to any occurrence, fact or circumstances of whatsoever nature (including any determination in any litigation, arbitration or governmental investigation or proceeding) with respect to the Borrower, (i) any materially adverse change in, or materially adverse effect on, the financial condition, operations, assets or business of the Borrower and its consolidated Subsidiaries (other than Energy Holdings and its Subsidiaries), taken as a whole (except that changes or effects relating to the Borrower' s investment in Energy Holdings and its Subsidiaries shall not be considered in determining whether a Material Adverse Change or Material Adverse Effect has occurred), or (ii) any materially adverse effect on the validity or enforceability against the Borrower of this Agreement or any applicable Note.

" Material Subsidiary" means each of ComEd, PECO, Genco and, on and after the PSEG Merger Date, PSE&G, and any holding company for any of the foregoing.

" Maturity Date" means August 1, 2006 (or such earlier date on which the Loans become due and payable in full).

" Moody' s" means Moody' s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.


" Multiemployer Plan" means a Plan maintained pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement or any other arrangement to which the Borrower or any other member of the Controlled Group is a party to which more than one employer is obligated to make contributions.


" Net Cash Flows From Operating Activities" means, for any period, " Net Cash Flows provided by Operating Activities" as shown on a consolidated statement of cash flows of the Borrower for such period prepared in accordance with GAAP, excluding any " working capital changes" (as shown on such statement of cash flows) taken into account in determining such Net Cash Flows provided by Operating Activities.


" Net Interest Expense" means, for any period, the total of (a) Interest Expense for such period minus (b) Interest Expense to Affiliates for such period to the extent such Interest Expense to Affiliates (i) is included in Interest Expense and (ii) relates to (x) interest payments on Transitional Funding Instruments, (y) subordinated debt obligations of ComEd or PECO issued in connection with trust preferred securities or (z) debt obligations that are subordinated to the obligations of the Borrower under this Agreement minus (c) interest on Energy Holdings Debt for such period.


" Nonrecourse Indebtedness" means any Debt that finances the acquisition, development, ownership or operation of an asset in respect of which the Person to which such Debt is owed has no recourse whatsoever to the Borrower or any of its Affiliates other than:


(i) recourse to the named obligor with respect to such Debt (the " Debtor" ) for amounts limited to the cash flow or net cash flow (other than historic cash flow) from the asset;


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(ii) recourse to the Debtor for the purpose only of enabling amounts to be claimed in respect of such Debt in an enforcement of any security interest or lien given by the Debtor over the asset or the income, cash flow or other proceeds deriving from the asset (or given by any shareholder or the like in the Debtor over its shares or like interest in the capital of the Debtor) to secure the Debt, but only if the extent of the recourse to the Debtor is limited solely to the amount of any recoveries made on any such enforcement; and

(iii) recourse to the Debtor generally or indirectly to any Affiliate of the Debtor, under any form of assurance, undertaking or support, which recourse is limited to a claim for damages (other than liquidated damages and damages required to be calculated in a specified way) for a breach of an obligation (other than a payment obligation or an obligation to comply or to procure compliance by another with any financial ratios or other tests of financial condition) by the Person against which such recourse is available.

" Note" means a promissory note of the Borrower payable to the order of a Lender, in substantially the form of Exhibit A, evidencing the aggregate indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from the Advances made by such Lender to the Borrower.

" Notice of Drawdown" - see Section 2.02(a).

" OECD" means the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.


" PBGC" means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and any entity succeeding to any or all of its functions under ERISA.


" PECO" means PECO Energy Company, a Pennsylvania corporation.

" PECO Mortgage" means the First and Refunding Mortgage, dated as of May 1, 1923, between The Counties Gas & Electric Company (to which PECO is successor) and Fidelity Trust Company, Trustee (to which Wachovia Bank, National Association is successor), as amended, supplemented or refinanced from time to time, provided that no effect shall be given to any amendment, supplement or refinancing after the date of this Agreement that would broaden the definition of " excepted encumbrances" as defined in the PECO Mortgage as constituted on the date of this Agreement.

" Permitted Obligations" means, with respect to Genco or any of its Subsidiaries, (i) Hedging Obligations arising in the ordinary course of business and in accordance with such Person' s established risk management policies that are designed to protect such Person against, among other things, fluctuations in interest rates or currency exchange rates and which in the case of agreements relating to interest rates shall have a notional amount no greater than the payments due with respect to the Obligations being hedged thereby and (ii) Commodity Trading Obligations.


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" Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation (including a business trust), joint stock company, trust, unincorporated association, joint venture, limited liability company or other entity, or a government or any political subdivision or agency thereof.


" Plan" means an employee pension benefit plan that is covered by Title IV of ERISA or subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code as to which the Borrower or any other member of the Controlled Group may have any liability.

" Prime Rate" means a rate per annum equal to the prime rate of interest announced by
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