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Plant Vogtle Construction

The Foundation has Been Laid – 5,000 Jobs to Follow

- Friday, March 15, 2013 - 1:06pm

Georgia Power has announced completion of the basemat structural concrete for Vogtle Unit 3 – the first nuclear power plant constructed in the U.S. in 30 years. According to a company news release - the placement at...

Biomass is a Major New Source for Energy @ Georgia Power

Georgia Power Increases Biomass to Lower Costs

- Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 9:56am

Georgia Power has entered into a 20-year purchase agreement with Rollcast Energy, Inc. in order to boost its biomass capacity by 53.5 megawatts. Georgia Power president and CEO Paul Bowers stated to Energy Business...

Construction of Georgia's Plant Vogtle Continues

New Nuclear Power to Create Thousands of Georgia Jobs

- Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 8:10pm

Officials with the Nuclear Energy Institute believe increased nuclear power is creating thousands of immediate construction related jobs and will support tens of thousands long-term jobs in Georgia and South Carolina....

Plant Vogtle Expansion is the Largest Current Development Project in Georgia

Georgia’s Largest Development Project is Back on Track

- Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:23am

Delays have been overcome and construction of new nuclear reactors at plant Vogtle in east Georgia is back on track. The building of nuclear units 3 and 4 represents the largest current development project in Georgia....

Approximately 5,000 workers will be employed while constructing Unit 3 and Unit 4 at Vogtle.

Vogtle Power Plant Employs Thousands

- Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 6:33am

The Vogtle Power Plant near Waynesboro will be able to generate more electricity than any other U.S. nuclear energy facility when completed. Meanwhile, it is creating roughly 5,000 onsite construction jobs by building...

A proposed new law would generate more solar power from Georgia rooftops

Rent Your Rooftop for Solar Power? Maybe Soon.

- Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:30am

Representative Mike Dudgeon has introduced legislation, which if enacted, would allow Georgia property owners to lease their rooftops for the purpose of generating solar energy. Twenty-two states allow such private...

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