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Vogtle


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…


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…


Hualong One Reactor Now Operating in China

The first of two new reactors at a nuclear power plant in China has entered commercial operation, becoming that country’s 50th operating reactor, according to the China Nuclear Energy Association…