New Plant Vogtle nuclear project ‘likely’ to miss in-service deadline, Southern Co. says

Georgia Power is likely to miss its regulatory deadline for the nuclear expansion project at Plant Vogtle, resulting in millions of dollars in penalties. 

Unit 3, the first of two nuclear reactors under construction at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., was scheduled to be commercially operational by November 2021.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) now says its subsidiaries Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear are still hoping to meet that in-service date, but new construction…


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