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%).
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on March 19, 2019 approved NextEra Energy’s request for a 20-year operating license extension for Seabrook Station. The license now expires in March 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.