"FPL’s nuclear plants deliver significant benefits for our customers by helping to keep bills low, our air clean and our grid reliable. But beyond these benefits, these plants are huge economic engines that support thousands of jobs at higher-than-average wages, many local businesses, and play an important role in the communities where they are located."– Eric Silagy
FPL President and CEO
"Regardless of the economic ups and downs that the Treasure Coast has experienced over the last four decades, one thing that has been as reliable as the electricity produced by the St. Lucie plant is the economic benefits that are delivered to our community."–Peter Tesch
Economic Development Council of St. Lucie
"I have seen firsthand how Turkey Point is a major economic catalyst for our businesses and neighborhoods. The hundreds of full-time, good-paying jobs provided by the site have a significant positive ripple effect throughout our community."–Rosa Brito
South Dade Chamber of Commerce
"This study confirms that FPL’s nuclear operations are vitally important in strengthening the state economy through job creation, tax payments, and direct and secondary spending. In a multitude of ways, nuclear energy facilities and their employees are invaluable to the communities in which they operate."–Richard Myers
Vice President for Policy Development, Planning and Supplier Programs
Nuclear Energy Institute
FPL nuclear plants support higher than average wages
FPL’s nuclear operations create a significant economic “ripple effect”
FPL’s nuclear plants are a key part of Florida’s clean, reliable energy portfolio
See how FPL's nuclear operations contribute more than $1.4 billion to Florida's economy annually.
Our nuclear plants are a key part of Florida's clean, reliable energy portfolio.