Community involvement and corporate giving have long been a hallmark of Entergy's corporate philosophy. And this tradition continues, bolstered by the participation of many Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station employees in charitable, sports and civic events demonstrating their commitment to the community.Each year Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station donates about $300,000 to dozens of organizations in and around the South Shore area and across Massachusetts. And 2013 was no different—Pilgrim made $247,900 in contributions and gave an additional $50,000 in sponsorships.
Among the organizations supported during 2013, not only through Entergy donations, but also through the dedication and volunteerism of many of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station's employees, include:
In addition to Entergy's commitment as a good corporate neighbor, we are also make a major economic contribution to the community through the more than 600 employees at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station who not only work at the plant, but also live in Plymouth and its surrounding communities. Entergy contributes $9.75 million in annual tax payments to the Town of Plymouth; $2.6 million in local and state offsite emergency preparedness support; owns 1,600 acres of protected forestland in Plymouth; and provides 680 megawatts of safe, clean, reliable electricity to the ISO New England grid, enough to power about 680,000 homes.