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Progress at Plant Vogtle: May 2016

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 side view of a sub-module wall inside the Module Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 sub-module wall section being lifted inside the Module Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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;"> Construction personnel place concrete in a slip-form atop the Vogtle Unit 4 cooling tower. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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;"> Delivery of a Vogtle Unit 3 reactor coolant pump to the construction site. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 <a href="http://www.power-eng.com/articles/slideshow/2016/05/progress-at-plant-vogtle-april-2016.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Plant Vogtle 3 and 4</a> in Georgia during the month of May. The 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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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 Vogtle Unit 4 CA02 module. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 Vogtle Unit 4 CA02 module. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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;"> Aerial view of the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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;"> Aerial view of Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear island and turbine island. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 Vogtle Unit 4 CA01 structural module under fabrication inside the Module Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 Vogtle Unit 4 CA20 structural module under fabrication inside the Module Assembly Building. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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;"> Aerial view of Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear island and turbine island. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 top-down look from inside the Vogtle Unit 4 cooling tower. </p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project May 2016 progress

<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 construction worker welds inside the Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear island. </p> </div>