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Progress at Plant Vogtle: June 2016

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Vogtle Unit 4 CA20 structural module under fabrication in the Module Assembly Building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 weld a section of the Unit 4 CA01 structural module.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Inside the Module Assembly Building, work continues on the Unit 4 CA20 structural module.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 Unit 3 turbine building continues to take shape.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Close-up view of the Unit 3 turbine building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Another perspective of the Unit 3 turbine building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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, construction continues on the Unit 3 turbine building, nuclear island and auxiliary building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 4 CA05 module is “rigged for lift” to the heavy lift derrick.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 set rebar at the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 worker sets rebar at the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Safe work practices are the first priority for workers at Vogtle 3 and 4.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 sunrise, the massive Unit 4 CA05 module is ready for the meticulous lifting and placement process.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 moves the 90-ton CA05 module toward the Unit 4 containment building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Guided by the heavy lift derrick, the CA05 module nears the Unit 4 containment building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Only a few feet remain until the CA05 module is set inside the containment building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 precisely guide the CA05 module into place inside the Unit 4 containment building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 CA05 module is set inside the Unit 4 containment building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">With the Unit 4 nuclear island in the foreground, construction continues on a containment ring and turbine vessel in the distance.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 bird’s-eye view of Unit 3.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 look down into the Unit 3 nuclear island.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 look down into the Unit 4 nuclear island.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 aerial shot of the entire Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site, Unit 3 on the left and Unit 4 on the right.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 prepare the KB04 module prior to placement inside the Unit 4 auxiliary building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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 KB04 module, the first mechanical module to be installed in Unit 4’s nuclear island, is lifted into place.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Designed to process and discharge waste gas, the KB04 module is set inside the Unit 4 auxiliary building.</p> <p><center>Click the <font color="#FF0000">red arrows</font> above to View all the Progess at Plant Vogtle in photos</center></p> </div>

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Plant Vogtle construction project June 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;">Georgia Power, a unit of Southern Co., released photos of the construction project at Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 during the month of June. 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>