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Benefits

A Positive Economic Benefit: Our company and its employees and contractors provide more than $100 million per year, into the economy. Taxes and payments to the state account for nearly $15 million.

A Positive Environmental Benefit: Vermont Yankee has saved more than 50 million tons of carbon and other pollutants from being released into the environment.

A Price-Stable Energy Source: Since 2002, Vermont Yankee has saved its New England customers approximately $330 million in electricity rate savings compared to the price of purchasing that same power from the spot market.

A Local Employer: We employ more than 630 people at our plant.