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.
Thu., October 18, 2012 6:00am
Georgia Tech researchers are getting $6 million to a lead a team looking at new, safer designs for the next generation of nuclear reactors. Engineers want to create an “inherently safe” design.
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.
Thu., March 31, 2011 10:30am
Georgia Power has been unable to agree with the Public Service Commission's staff on a proposal to cut the utility's earnings if the cost of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia runs over budget. Now, the electric company wants the elected PSC members who will meet Thursday to scrap the plan.
Thu., February 10, 2011 2:04pm
Utility regulators want Georgia Power and its critics to keep negotiating a proposal that would cut the power company's profits if construction of a new nuclear plant costs too much.
Sat., November 13, 2010 11:30am
Federal regulators have faulted Westinghouse Electric Company for its analysis of the possible effects of an airplane crash into a proposed nuclear reactor.
Wed., September 8, 2010 8:04am
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released a report concluding that the the expansion of Plant Vogtle can proceed.
Fri., April 16, 2010 5:11pm
A judge dismissed a portion of a lawsuit trying to stop Georgia Power from
Mon., April 12, 2010 8:14pm
The same week Georgia Power will present its long range plan of meeting the
Tue., March 9, 2010 5:25pm
Employees at construction site for two new nuclear reactors halt work. No