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Progress at Plant Vogtle: July 2016

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Plant Vogtle construction project July 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;">Aerial view of Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear island and turbine island.</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 July 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;">Construction continues at the Unit 3 nuclear island.</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 July 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;">Feedwater heaters are mounted in the Unit 3 turbine building.</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 July 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;">Looking down from atop the Unit 3 turbine building.</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 July 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;">In the Modular Assembly Building, work on the CA20 module is almost complete.</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 July 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" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">photos</a> of the construction project at Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 during the month of July. The Westinghouse AP1000 reactors are set to begin operations in 2019 and 2020, respectively.</p><p style="margin-left: 40px;"><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 July 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;">Safety is the top priority during the construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4.</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 July 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;">Teamwork and communication are among the keys to safe work practices at Vogtle 3 and 4.</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 July 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;">From left, the Unit 3 cooling tower and the Unit 4 nuclear island.</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 July 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;">Construction continues on the Unit 4 turbine building.</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 July 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;">Aerial view of the Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear island.</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 July 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;">Aerial view of the Vogtle Unit 3 turbine island.</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 July 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 inspect the Unit 4 CA01 module in the Modular Assembly Building.</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 July 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 near the Unit 3 nuclear island.</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 July 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;">Aerial view of Vogtle Unit 3 annex building and nuclear island.</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 July 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 base of the massive Unit 3 cooling tower.</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 July 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;">Unit 3 and 4 cooling towers frame the Unit 3 Nuclear Island.</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 July 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 crane reaches toward the Unit 4 nuclear island.</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 July 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;">At Vogtle 3, skilled craft workers are dedicated to quality construction.</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 July 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 top of the Unit 4 cooling tower is seen from inside the Unit 3 nuclear island.</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>