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Commitment, Teamwork, and Perseverance Pay Off as Nuclear Unit Wins Plant of the Year

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 was the first new nuclear unit added to the U.S. fleet in more than 20 years. There were challenges along…


First AP1000 Nuclear Units Reach Key Milestones

Two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plants being constructed in China have successfully completed significant project milestones. Sanmen Unit 1—the world’s first AP1000 reactor—achieved initial criticality on June 21. Initial criticality…


Entergy One Step Closer to New Gas Plant in New Orleans

In what has been a much longer and more drawn-out process than Entergy could have imagined when it first proposed a new gas-fired power plant in New Orleans, the company…


Latest quarterly Vogtle Timeline, aerial flyover videos released

Videos illustrate progress and activity at Georgia's largest job-producing construction project ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest Vogtle Timeline video is now available from Georgia Power, showcasing progress and…


A World View of New Nuclear Power Plant Construction [Slideshow]

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), there are 60 nuclear reactors currently under construction around the world. China leads the way with 20 units in progress, followed by…