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Progress at Plant Vogtle: August 2016

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;"><a adhocenable="false" href="https://www.georgiapower.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Georgia Power</a>, a unit of <a adhocenable="false" href="http://www.southerncompany.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Southern Co.</a>, released <a adhocenable="false" href="http://www.power-eng.com/articles/slideshow/2016/07/progress-at-plant-vogtle-june-2016.html?cmpid=enl-poe-weekly-august-30-2016&cmpid=enl_PE_Weekly_2016-08-30&eid=295322006&bid=1511917" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">photos</a> of the construction project at Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 during the month of August. The Westinghouse AP1000 reactors are set to begin operations in 2019 and 2020, respectively.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The CA20 module sits outside the MAB before it’s moved to the heavy lift derrick at Unit 4.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The heavy lift derrick prepares to hook to the CA20 for the lift into the Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The heavy lift derrick lifts the CA20 module into the Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The heavy lift derrick lifts the CA20 module into the Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The heavy lift derrick places the CA20 module into the Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">The gantry crane is lifted and moved into the Unit 3 turbine island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Progress continues on the structural steel on the Unit 4 turbine building.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Craft employees work on rebar inside Unit 3 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Before sunrise, lights showcase CA20 prior to being hooked to the heavy lift derrick, with Unit 3 nuclear island and turbine island in the background.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">Workers install basemat rebar in the Unit 4 annex building with the Unit 3 nuclear island and turbines in the background.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An overhead view of the process tank in hole under CA20 prior to its placement in Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An elevated view of the entire Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An overhead view of Unit 3 containment vessel.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An overhead view of Unit 4 containment vessel.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">A birds-eye view of the Unit 4 nuclear island, including the CA20 module on the left of the containment.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An elevated view of the entire Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">An elevated view of Unit 3 nuclear island and turbine building.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project August 2016 progress

<div style="padding-bottom: 2em; padding-top: 2em; padding-right: 2em; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); border:1px solid rgba(5, 5, 5, 0.4);"> <p style="margin-left: 40px;">A detailed look from above at Unit 3 annex building, bottom, and nuclear island, top and middle.</p> <p align="right"><i>All pictures are courtesy of Georgia Power.</i></p> <p ><center><b>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</b></center></p> </div>