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Nuclear Energy

Meeting Energy Demands

Nuclear Energy is a proven and innovative technology, with more than 50 years of safe and reliable operation in the U.S. With growing energy demands, nuclear energy is a secure, dependable, emissions-free source of power that increases our nation's energy independence.

Georgia's Nuclear Plants

Plant Vogtle units 1 and 2 became operational in 1987 and 1989, respectively. Plant Vogtle is located near Waynesboro in eastern Georgia near the South Carolina border. Vogtle units 3 and 4 are the first new generation of nuclear energy facilities under construction in the U.S. Learn more about Plant Vogtle

Plant Hatch units 1 and 2 became operational in 1975 and 1979, respectively. Plant Hatch is located near Baxley, in southeastern Georgia. Learn more about Plant Hatch


How Nuclear Plants Work

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Employees answering questions from reporters.

Media Resources

For Georgia Power's Nuclear PR contacts, press releases, press kit, the latest videos and photography, visit our nuclear media resources.

Safety is Our Top Priority

Safety will continue to be the number one priority at Georgia Power's nuclear facilities. Our public safety information is available in PDF for your reference:
Vogtle | Hatch

What is "New" Nuclear?

Project Vogtle units 3 & 4 are the first new nuclear units in the industry to use advanced pressurized water reactor technology. This technology is safe, more efficient and simpler than current models. Learn more about 'new nuclear' technology.

Plant Vogtle Job Opportunities

Plant Vogtle currently employs over 2,300 people. During construction this will increase to 5,000 and, once operational, will offer over 800 more jobs for Georgians. See Plant Vogtle job opportunities.


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