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NRC Cites Problems at Vogtle, May Increase Project Oversight

Continuing issues with the two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia have led federal regulators to say they are considering increasing oversight of the project. The U.S.…


Fuel Loading Only Major Milestone Left for Vogtle Unit 3 Nuclear Project

Tom Fanning, CEO of Southern Company, reported during the company’s earnings call on July 29 that hot functional testing (HFT) had been completed on Vogtle Unit 3, and that the…


Southern Announces Delay in Testing at Vogtle

Southern Co. has announced another delay in hot functional testing for the first unit of its two-unit expansion at the Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. The utility in a March…


With Vogtle Completion in Sight, Southern Company Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions
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Fresh off the announcement that the final module for Vogtle Unit 3 was placed at the nuclear expansion project in Georgia, Southern Company said on May 27 that it was…


GenOn Will Close Three Coal-Fired Units

The Texas-based company that owns a coal-fired power plant in Maryland announced it will retire the facility’s three generating units, which have been in operation for about 60 years. GenOn…