NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) has confirmed that it has started a refueling-and-maintenance outage at the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire.
Seabrook commenced the outage shortly after midnight on Thursday, Oct. 1, a company spokesperson said in an email to GenerationHub. Seabrook last conducted its refueling and maintenance outage in April 2014.
Seabrook is a pressurized water reactor (PWR) located in Rockingham County, N.H. The facility went commercial in 1990. It is listed in GenerationHub data with a generating capacity in excess of 1,200 MW.
Seabrook’s existing license expires in March 2030. The company has filed for a license renewal from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that would extend the operating license another 20 years.