Thu., February 28, 2013 2:39pm
A utility says a first-of-its-kind nuclear plant under construction in eastern Georgia will go over budget. Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday that finishing Plant Vogtle will now cost an estimated $6.85 billion, up from $6.11 billion.
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.
Tue., April 17, 2012 9:00am
A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia is back online after an unexpected shutdown Saturday. Southern Co. officials said that the Unit 1 reactor was returned to service Monday afternoon.
Tue., September 27, 2011 8:18am
The country's top nuclear regulators are holding a first-of-its-kind meeting. The mandatory meeting of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission comes before voting later this year or early next year on whether Atlanta-based Southern Co. and its partners can build and operate two more reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta.
Wed., September 7, 2011 8:55am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he supports allowing the Southern Co. and its partners to build a new nuclear power plant near Augusta. If approved, the expansion at Plant Vogtle would represent the first groundbreaking on a nuclear plant in a generation.
Tue., August 2, 2011 7:57am
Utility regulators are expected to vote on an agreement abandoning a plan to trim Georgia Power's profits if construction of a new nuclear power plant goes over budget. The elected members of the Public Service Commission plan to vote on the deal Tuesday morning. The agreement was negotiated last month between PSC staff members and the utility. It calls for dropping a plan that would have trimmed Georgia Power's profits if the construction of two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta costs the Southern Co. subsidiary more than $6.4 billion.
Fri., May 21, 2010 12:17pm
Federal regulators are increasing their oversight of a nuclear power plant
Mon., December 14, 2009 2:03pm
A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle is in the process of being returned to fu
Tue., August 4, 2009 1:38pm
A new report shows that plutonium shipping containers bound for Savannah Ri
Wed., July 15, 2009 6:02pm
Federal agency has plans to use fuel produced at controversial plant near A