In a Georgia Public Service Commission filling at the end of August, Georgia Power said construction for Plant Vogtle’s expansion was 87 percent completed with Unit 3 completion expected in November 2021 and Unit 4 completion expected 12 months later.
The two-reactor expansion project that Georgia Power took over in 2017 after Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy protection is the only active nuclear power construction site in the United States. Construction began on Unit 3 on March 2013, making it the first construction start in the country for a nuclear reactor project in more than 30 years.
With the completion dates one year and two years away, the 7,000 on site workers are rolling through a long list of construction milestones. For 2020, the milestones include:
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Glad to have been part of it. Looking forward to completion and startup
Great! Keep up the good work. Go nuclear.