Photos Show New Plant Vogtle Reactors' Containment and Lower Levels Taking Shape

Summer at Plant Vogtle has brought more progress on reactor containment vessels, nuclear islands and plant buildings, as well as the arrival of additional massive components, including moisture separator reheaters and a deaerator. These photos, courtesy of Southern Co., show some of the recent work on the dual Westinghouse AP1000 reactors under construction at the plant near Augusta, Ga.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.

Plant Vogtle summer 2013 construction photos. Source: Southern Co.