Plant Vogtle receives first nuclear fuel shipment, moves closer to in-service operations

Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power received the first nuclear fuel shipment for one of the two new reactors located at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, the company announced Wednesday. 

The shipment is a significant milestone for the nuclear expansion project at the plant as Vogtle’s Unit 3 and Unit 4, the only commercial reactor units currently under construction in the U.S., move closer to in-service operations. 

In order to receive the nuclear fuel, the critical…


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