Mary Powell, of Green Mountain Power, right, holds a news conference with Lou Hays, of NextEra Energy, Inc., on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in South Burlington, Vt. Vermont's second largest electric utility... more 
Mary Powell, of Green Mountain Power, right, holds a news conference with Lou Hays, of NextEra Energy, Inc., on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in South Burlington, Vt. Vermont's second largest electric utility has reached a tentative deal to buy power from the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire for 23 years, officials from Green Mountain Power announced Tuesday. The fixed-price contract that, if approved by the Public Service Board, would begin in 2015. Initially, it would be for 60 megawatts of power, decreasing to 40 megawatts. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Toby Talbot
Tue, May 24, 2011 11:31 AM EDT