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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> An elevated view of the Vogtle 3 and 4 cooling towers. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> The heavy lift derrick moves the upper condenser shell and places it in the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> A look at the Unit 3 nuclear island from the turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> An elevated view of Engineering Support Building from Unit 3 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> An elevated view of Unit 3 containment from the turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> An elevated view of Unit 3 containment and annex building from the turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> A view of progress on the concrete walls protecting the transformers. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Rebar for the shield building and CA20 in Unit 4 nuclear island. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> A look inside containment of Unit 4. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> The heavy lift derrick begins to move the upper condenser shell for the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Progress on the condensate tank foundation continues near the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> <a href="https://www.georgiapower.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Georgia Power</a>, a unit of <a href="http://www.southerncompany.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Southern Co.</a>, released photos of the construction project of Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 in Georgia during the month of March. The two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors are set to begin operations in 2019 and 2020, respectively. All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> The heavy lift derrick moves the upper condenser shell and places it in the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> The sun sets behind the Vogtle 1 and 2 cooling towers near the 3 and 4 construction site. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> The heavy lift derrick moves the upper condenser shell and places it in the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> A closer view of the upper condenser shell for the Unit 4 turbine building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Workers weld the containment vessel top head for Unit 3. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Workers weld the containment vessel top head for Unit 3. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Progress continues on Unit 4 CA20 inside the Modular Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Progress continues on Unit 4 CA20 inside the Modular Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Progress at Plant Vogtle: March 2016

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(231, 235, 237); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4); "> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"> Steel beams are ready for placement at Unit 3 turbine building. </p> </div>