Fri., August 31, 2012 7:54am
Southern Co. has reported its most recent costs to build a new nuclear plant in Georgia amid questions over whether the project can stay on budget. The Atlanta-based utility filed a report Friday with Georgia's Public Service Commission covering spending for the six-month period ending in June.
Fri., August 24, 2012 12:53pm
Georgia Power wants the firms building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia to pay back more than $29 million in disputed construction costs.
Thu., August 23, 2012 1:41pm
Georgia Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of a history-making ship. The first nuclear powered vessel used for commercial purposes sailed into Savannah on August 22nd, 1962. Even though the NS or Nuclear Ship Savannah only sailed for 10 years, its boosters say, it's still relevant today.
Tue., August 21, 2012 6:27pm
The Georgia Public Service Commission Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve Georgia power’s spending on Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 for the period from July to December of 2011.
Thu., August 16, 2012 4:39pm
Public Service Commission staff [today/Thursday] recommended the panel certify construction costs for Plant Vogtle from July through December of 2011. That means utility experts think Georgia Power spent money wisely building the nuclear plant in east Georgia.
Fri., August 3, 2012 11:22am
Two contractors working on the expansion of Plant Vogtle in east Georgia are suing Georgia Power and its partners over the project. The contractors want more than $28 million, about half what they said they’re owed for site-preparation work at the plant.
Wed., June 13, 2012 4:39pm
Southern Company has spent $1.8 billion dollars so far on two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. The once-secret number was revealed at a public hearing on the project's cost, estimated at $6 billion. The Public Service Commission is overseeing construction costs at the nation's first new nuclear reactors in three decades.
Thu., May 31, 2012 7:28pm
A monitor for Georgia's utility regulators says he thinks Southern Co. will exceed its $6.1 billion budget building two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta.
Fri., May 18, 2012 6:52pm
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has updated its emergency preparedness rules, and critics say it is a trend in the wrong direction.
Mon., May 14, 2012 4:11pm
Two members of the state’s Public Service Commission are up for election this year. The race is one of the few statewide contests on the November ballot. And it has new relevance as the PSC monitors the nation’s first nuclear expansion in 30 years.