Seabrook Station is a 1,244-megawatt nuclear generating plant located in Seabrook, New Hampshire.
Seabrook Station, Seabrook, N.H.
An operating license for Seabrook was issued in 1986, and the plant began commercial operation in 1990. The principal owner and operator of Seabrook Station is NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based FPL Group, Inc. NextEra owns 88.2% of Seabrook Station. The other owners are MMWEC (11.59%) and two Massachusetts municipal utilities, the Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant (0.1%) and the Hudson Light & Power Department (0.08%).
NextEra has announced plans to seek an extension of its Seabrook operating license, from the current license expiration date of 2026, to 2050.
MMWEC’s Seabrook Project Participants include 28 Massachusetts municipal utilities based in the communities of Ashburnham, Boylston, Braintree, Danvers, Georgetown, Groton, Hingham, Holden, Holyoke, Hudson, Hull, Ipswich, Littleton, Mansfield, Marblehead, Middleborough, Middleton, North Attleborough, Paxton, Peabody, Reading, Shrewsbury, South Hadley, Sterling, Templeton, Wakefield, West Boylston and Westfield. The Pascoag (Rhode Island) Utility District also is an MMWEC Seabrook Project Participant.