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Vermont Yankee is owned and operated by Entergy Corporation, the second largest nuclear generating company in the United States.

The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station located in Vernon, Vermont is a single unit boiling water reactor. The 650 megawatts of electricity produced by Vermont Yankee provide one third of Vermont's electricity and enough power to the rest of New England to serve nearly 250,000 thousand homes.

Since acquiring Vermont Yankee in 2002, Entergy has saved New England electricity consumers about $330 million. Vermont also generates $100 million in economic benefits through payroll, taxes and local purchases.

Quick Facts

Owner-Operator:

Entergy Nuclear Northeast, White Plains, N.Y.

Location:

Vernon, Vermont, Windham Country on the West bank of the Connecticut River

Capacity:

650 Megawatts

Total Employment:

630 people