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Increase in COVID Cases Brings More Vogtle Delays

Georgia Power is adjusting the work schedule for the expansion of the Vogtle nuclear plant, with the company saying hot functional testing and fuel loading of the new Unit 3…


GE, Siemens, Utilities Take Hits From Coronavirus
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U.S. power plant operators continue to change procedures at their facilities, including pushing back scheduled maintenance, due to lockdowns and quarantines associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are impacting…


COVID-19 May Delay Vogtle Nuclear Expansion
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Southern Co. in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1 said the COVID-19 pandemic “could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities” at…


Unit 4 Top Head for Containment Vessel in Place at Vogtle

The two-unit expansion of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia reached another milestone March 27, with the placement of the Unit 4 containment vessel top head. Friday’s work…


Trump Administration Set to Guarantee $3.7 Billion to Finish Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will reportedly announce March 22 that the Trump administration will finalize $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to support completion of the Vogtle nuclear plant construction project.…