Tue., January 22, 2013 12:30pm
A study has found that Plant Vogtle's emergency evacuation plan for people within 10 miles of the nuclear site is adequate. But the study says traffic control points and better highway infrastructure would improve it.
Sat., December 29, 2012 12:00pm
A subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company is pouring billions of dollars into construction of a coal burning power plant that will emit less carbon dioxide.
Tue., December 18, 2012 6:26pm
Cost overruns and safety concerns at Georgia’s nuclear expansion project were the topic Tuesday at Georgia’s Public Service Commission. An independent auditor told utility regulators Plant Vogtle construction will be delayed at least 15 months and go millions of dollars over budget.
Wed., December 12, 2012 4:44pm
Building the first in a new generation of nuclear power plants could take at least a year longer than expected and involve hundreds of millions of dollars in extra costs. Atlanta-based Southern Co. planned to have the first of its new reactors at Plant Vogtle built by April 1, 2016. A second reactor in eastern Georgia was supposed to start operating the following year.
Tue., November 27, 2012 6:26pm
There may be more delays ahead for two new nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia. That’s what executives with Georgia Power’s parent company told the Georgia Public Service Commission Tuesday.
Mon., November 26, 2012 5:20pm
Georgia Power will explain its construction costs for Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia Tuesday. It’s part of the Georgia Public Service Commission’s regular six-month review of how money gets spent.
Tue., October 30, 2012 3:24pm
Georgia Power executives say the nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia have safety features that will prevent a disaster like the one that occurred last year at a Japanese plant. But what remains unclear is how much those reactors will cost consumers.
Thu., October 25, 2012 4:00pm
The third edition of France-Atlanta kicks off Thursday. It’s a cultural exchange that includes business workshops, performances and scientific symposia. And the goal is to increase trade between France and Georgia.
Wed., October 24, 2012 7:33am
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given a Georgia utility permission to change the design of a nuclear power plant under construction, resolving a conflict over the installation of metal bars.
Sat., September 1, 2012 11:00am
Southern Co. forecasts it will exceed its $6.1 billion budget while building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia.