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Plant Vogtle Unit 1 taken offline for refueling, maintenance

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Plant operators safely took Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline Sunday for scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.

Each unit at the facility requires refueling every 18 months. While workers are refueling the unit, they will also perform regular maintenance and tests, and upgrade plant equipment.

Vogtle Unit 2 will continue to generate electricity while Unit 1 is offline.

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