21 Maine Yankee Atomic Power Plant
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The Maine Yankee nuclear electrical generation plant is located on an 820-acre site in Lincoln County in the Town of Wiscasset, within the mid-coast region of the State of Maine, about 27 miles northeast of Portland. The plant is owned by a consortium of ten New England electric utilities and was operated by the Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company (MYAPCO). During its 24-year operating lifetime, Maine Yankee generated and distributed more than 125 million MW-hours of electrical power.
The construction permit for Maine Yankee was issued on October 21, 1968. The operating license, issued on September 15, 1972, authorized operation...