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Significant progress made on Vogtle 3 & 4 construction

More than 7,000 workers from across the country are onsite working to complete the new units and focused on safety, quality construction and productivity. 

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New Construction Milestones at Vogtle

Thousands of workers onsite daily; customer savings to include $188 million in bill credits.

Georgia Power has announced the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion, including placement of the four main step-up transformers, each weighing 420,000 pounds, inside the Unit 4 transformer bays located near the unit’s turbine building.

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Third class of Vogtle 3&4 operators pass NRC licensing exam

Progress continues reaching milestones and customers will see a $25 bill credit in July.

Plant Vogtle has hit another operational milestone as members of the third training class of nuclear operators have passed the initial licensing exam by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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306-ton Unit 4 Reactor Vessel Placed at Vogtle

Standing 35 feet tall, the reactor vessel functions as a heat source from the nuclear fission process to produce steam that will generate electricity for homes and businesses throughout Georgia.

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Vogtle 3 & 4 to have lower rate impact for Georgia Power customers

Georgia Power filed its 18th Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report Feb. 28 with the Georgia Public Service Commission. The 18th VCM Report includes a revised, lower projected rate impact for customers and outlines continued progress and productivity improvement at the construction site near Waynesboro, Georgia.

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Georgia Power praises move by U.S. Congress to extend production tax credits for Vogtle nuclear expansion

Updated law would reduce risk for continuing construction of nation's only new nuclear units.

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Georgia Power customers to pay $139 million less for Vogtle expansion in 2018

Beginning in April, the typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month will pay $2.70 less than expected per month in financing costs for the Vogtle project.
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Pressurizer set inside Vogtle Unit 3 containment vessel

Another key milestone for Georgia Power's Vogtle nuclear expansion project was achieved in January with the placement of the Unit 3 pressurizer.
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Georgia Power Gets Green Light to Finish Vogtle Reactors

Reactors will be the nation’s first new nuclear units in 30 years. 

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Georgia Power will move forward with Vogtle 3 and 4 project

Georgia Power received unanimous approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on Dec. 21, 2017, to complete Vogtle units 3 and 4. 

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Vogtle’s Year of Progress in 2017

Nation’s only new nuclear units sees over 6,000 people onsite working to move project forward to serve Georgia customers.

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New Shield Building Panels Placed at Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

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Vogtle stakeholders raise over half a million dollars for community

In an effort to raise money for the Family YMCA being built in Burke County, Ga., the Plant Vogtle Citizens of Georgia Power chapter held its fifth annual Sporting Clays Tournament and Golf Tournament.

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Employees volunteer to clean up natural areas near plant site

As part of an ongoing environmental stewardship initiative at Plant Vogtle, more than two dozen volunteers recently picked up 68 bags of trash alongside River Road near the plant.

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