Construction photos of AP1000 nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) shared pictures taken on March 29 at the construction site of the two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle.

The combined construction and operating licenses for the new reactors were approved by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in February, the first new U.S. nuclear build in more than 30 years.

To see earlier construction photos, click here.

Vogtle Unit 3 cooling tower riser inlet

Units 3 and 4 construction sites with units 1 and 2 in the background

Aerial view of Unit 3 (left) and Unit 4 (right) and the cooling tower sites in the back

Assembly of large heavy lift derrick with Unit 4 on the left and Unit 3 on the right

Aerial view of the containment vessel assembly area. From bottom to top: Unit 3 bottom head, Unit 3 lower ring and Unit 4 bottom head

Unit 3 containment vessel bottom head

Unit 3 turbine building construction

Unit 3 turbine building construction

Unit 4 nuclear island prior to installation of basement rebar

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