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Progress at Plant Vogtle: April 2016

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 in Georgia during the month of April. 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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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 first Reactor Coolant Pump arrived on site via truck</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 first Reactor Coolant Pump arrived on site via truck</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 first Reactor Coolant Pump arrived on site via truck and is being stored on site</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers pour concrete at the base of CA01 inside containment of Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers placed all six of the third course shield building panels for Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers placed all six of the third course shield building panels for Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers placed all six of the third course shield building panels for Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers pour concrete as part of the 87-foot, 6-inch placement in the east side of containment of Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 shot from the top of Unit 3 containment looking at the turbine and annex buildings</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Unit 4 nuclear island and turbine building</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Unit 3 from the ground level looking up</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 transformer banks near Unit 3 turbine building</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers secure a third course shield building panel on Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Unit 4 nuclear island and turbine building</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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 look inside containment of Unit 4</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Unit 4 turbine building</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> CA03 in the construction site between units 3 and 4</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Workers fill the second course shield building panels with concrete at Unit 3</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Birds-eye view of the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Birds-eye view of Unit 4 nuclear island</p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project April 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;"> Birds-eye view of Unit 3 nuclear island</p> </div>