Seabrook Station is a 1,244-megawatt nuclear generating plant located in Seabrook, New Hampshire. An operating license for Seabrook was issued in 1986, but the plant did not begin commercial operation until 1990. The principal owner and operator of Seabrook Station is NextEra Energy Seabrook, LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. 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 2030, 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.
Quick Facts - Seabrook Station
|Location:||Seabrook, New Hampshire|
|Fuel:||Nuclear - Pressurized Water Reactor|
|Principal Owner/Operator:||NextEra Energy Resources LLC|
|Total Capacity:||1,244 megawatts|
|MMWEC Ownership:||144 megawatts|