Georgia Power recapped milestones reached and the next steps in construction at Plant Vogtle in Georgia where two, 1,100-MW nuclear reactors are currently under construction.
Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), highlighted major milestones reached at the plant in 2014, including placing the CA20 module and nearly completing the cooling tower for Unit 3 and installing the containment vessel bottom head in Unit 4. Georgia Power also said in the video that it expects the first AP1000 license exams for workers to begin this year.
Two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors are being built at the site. Unit 3 is expected to begin operations in 2017, and Unit 4 is expected to begin in 2018.
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