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Indian Point Energy Center

Indian Point Energy Center

Entergy is a cornerstone in the state’s deregulated energy marketplace and represents a large portion of the electricity provided to the New York Power Authority and Consolidated Edison, which is then resold to thousands of retail, government, and institutional customers. Entergy employs approximately 2,000 people in New York state.

Entergy and Indian Point Energy Center have a tradition of deep and lasting corporate contributions Indian Point generously contributing to non-profit organizations, schools, and universities in New York. Specific initiatives include the Food Pantry at Zion Episcopal Church, St. Phillips Church food program, Community Food Pantry of St. Mary’s, Meals on Wheels of Rockland County and St. Francis Food Pantries.

In addition, dedicated Indian Point employees contribute thousands of volunteer hours throughout the communities is the region.

Several long-standing traditions for Indian Point include the support of the popular Peekskill Celebration culminating with the “Entergy Fireworks Extravaganza” along with the Indian Point’s longest running tradition of giving – the employee-led Gifts for Rosary Hill.

Indian Point Energy Center
Buchanan, N.Y.

Unit 2

Unit 3

Owner:

Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 2, LLC

Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3, LLC

Maximum Dependable Capacity: 1,028 MW 1,041 MW

Reactor Type:

Pressurized Water Reactor

Pressurized Water Reactor

Reactor Manufacturer:

Westinghouse

Westinghouse

Turbine Generator Manufacturer:

General Electric

Westinghouse

Architect/Engineer:

United Engineers and Constructors

United Engineers and Constructors

Commercial Operation Date:

8/01/1974

8/30/1976

License Expiration Date:

9/28/2013

12/12/2015 

Cooling Water Source: Hudson River
Number of Employees: 1,050 (Units 2 and 3)
Counties included in Emergency Planning Zone: Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange

Environmental Impact

Generating electricity with nuclear energy prevents the emission of pollutants like sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) and greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) associated with burning fossil fuels.

During 2011, environmental emissions avoided due to nuclear power plant operation in New York State included 25,000 tons of sulfur dioxide, 14,000 tons of nitrogen oxide and 23 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.*

Emissions of SO2 lead to the formation of acid rain. NOx is a key precursor of both ground-level ozone and smog. Greenhouse gases like CO2 contribute to global warming.

* Source: Emissions avoided by nuclear power are calculated using regional fossil fuel emissions rates from the Environmental Protection Agency and plant generation data from the Energy Information Administration.

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