Georgia Power announced the latest milestone at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project on Wednesday and released the latest quarterly video highlighting progress at the massive, twin-AP1000 reactor project.
The company said that the placement of the CA02 module for Unit 4 has been accomplished. Weighing 52 tons, the CA02 is a critical component and part of the In-Containment Refueling Water Storage Tank (IRWST). The IRWST is a 75,300 cubic foot tank that, once the units are operational, is filled with borated water and is a key safety feature within containment providing automatic, gravity-fed backup cooling for the reactor vessel.
Here is the clip that brings you step by step through third quarter accomplishments:
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