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.
Wed., February 8, 2012 4:00pm
Federal nuclear regulators are set to vote Thursday on approving construction of two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission last year approved the design Southern Company is using to add two new reactors at its east Georgia facility. Now the commission is set to give its final OK for construction and operation.
Wed., August 10, 2011 5:11am
Staffers at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission say they believe the new nuclear reactors to be built at Plant Vogtle are safe. Approval of the Westinghouse AP1000 design sets the stage for final commission approval.