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Vogtle


Can Nuclear Power Stay Relevant in a World Filled with Renewables?
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I have long been a supporter of nuclear power. I’ll admit I’m biased, having spent 13 years in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program and having worked for several more…


Vogtle Start Dates Pushed Back Again

Georgia Power has again pushed back the in-service dates for two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant, with Units 3 and 4 now projected to come online in…


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…


More Vogtle Delays; Experts Target Mid-2022 Startup at Earliest

Engineering experts and financial consultants involved with oversight of the two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia said the project’s startup now likely will be delayed until…


Testing Problems Push Vogtle Start to 2022

Southern Co. has moved the startup date for the first unit of its two-reactor expansion at the Vogtle nuclear power plant to the first quarter of 2022, citing problems found…