Second new reactor at Plant Vogtle begins loading nuclear fuel The second new reactor at Plant Vogtle near Augusta has loaded nuclear fuel, the company and its partners on the project announced Thursday.
First U.S. nuclear reactor built from scratch in decades enters commercial operation in Georgia ATLANTA – A new reactor at a nuclear power plant in Georgia has entered commercial operation, becoming the first new American reactor built from scratch in decades.
Georgia nuclear plant can start loading fuel into second new reactor, feds say Federal regulators have approved plans to load radioactive fuel into a second new nuclear reactor in Georgia.
Georgia Power Moves Closer to Loading Fuel in Vogtle Unit 4 The oft-delayed two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia took another step forward on July 21, as Georgia Power said several tasks needed for Unit 4 at […] …
Georgia Power says Vogtle nuclear reactor delayed another month by turbine problem Commercial operation of a new reactor at a Georgia nuclear power plant has been delayed for at least another month. Georgia Power Co. said Friday that Unit 3 at Plant Vogtle has a problem in the hydrogen system that cools its electrical generator.
Third nuclear reactor reaches 100% power output at Georgia’s Plant Vogtle A new reactor at a nuclear power plant in Georgia has reached its full power output for the first time and is scheduled to enter commercial operation within the next month. Georgia Power Co. announced Monday that Unit 3 at Plant Vogtle, southeast of …
Fourth reactor at Georgia nuclear plant completes test phase ATLANTA (AP) – A new reactor at a nuclear power plant in Georgia has completed a key testing phase, getting one step closer to generating electricity. Georgia Power Co. said Monday that the fourth reactor at Plant Vogtle , southeast of Augusta, has completed what is …
Vogtle Unit 3 generates electricity and connects to the grid Georgia Power said the generator at its Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear facility generated electricity for the first time on April 1, and the unit successfully synchronized and connected to the electric grid. At Vogtle Unit 4, nuclear operators began hot functional testing in March.
Plant Vogtle Unit 4 begins hot functional testing Georgia Power this week announced that Plant Vogtle Unit 4 has started hot functional testing, its next step toward reaching fuel loading. This testing is conducted to confirm the reactor is ready for fuel loading, a Georgia Power news release noted.