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AP: Georgia Power says Vogtle Unit 3 start likely delayed to 2022

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. said Tuesday that delays in completing testing means the first new unit at its Vogtle plant is now unlikely to start generating electricity before January at the earliest. The...
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Georgia Power, Southern Co. award $1.6M in support of Georgia’s Historically Black Colleges and...

Georgia Power and its parent, Southern Co., are supporting Georgia's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with $1.625 million in funding through the Southern Company Foundation. The grants will be used for technology tools, infrastructure, professional development and...

Georgia Power: Vogtle 3 and 4 nuclear project holding fast to schedule despite COVID-19...

COVID-19 is impacting the cost and workforce schedule for the Vogtle Units 3 and 4 expansion, but Georgia Power reported that it’s still planning to put the nuclear energy project into service by November...

Energy Cast podcast: Talking carbon capture future with NCCC

Energy Cast is a regular podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the industry chain. Those include coal, nuclear, efficiency, renewables, oil and gas, as well as top government researchers....
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Backed by EPRI, major utilities launch initiative to accelerate economy-wide deep decarbonization

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI) announced this week that they are embarking on a five-year initiative to accelerate the development and demonstration of low-carbon energy technologies. With the increase of decarbonization goals...

Southern tells feds that COVID-19 could delay Vogtle nuclear expansion

The nearly decade-long effort to build two new reactor units at the Vogtle Nuclear Generating Station in Georgia has endured cost overruns, delays and calls to abandon the project. It kept moving forward despite all of that,...

Southern Gas investing $2.5 million toward multi-state coronavirus relief effort

Southern Company Gas Foundation, Southern Co. Gas and its subsidiaries are donating $2.5 million toward the coronavirus relief efforts in seven states. The money will support efforts in California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia....

Southern Power completes sale of CCGT Mankato Energy Center to Xcel Energy

The wholesale energy subsidiary of Southern Co. has completed the sale of a Minnesota power plant to Xcel Energy. The estimated $650 million deal for the Mankato Energy Center was first announced last year. Xcel has...

Southern Power acquires Washington wind project from RES

The wholesale energy wing of Southern Co. has acquired its 12th utility-scale wind project. Southern Power announced the deal to buy the 136-MW Skookumchuck Wind Facility from RES (Renewable Energy Systems). Skookumchuck is located in...

GSE Systems delivers training simulators for Southern Nuclear plants

The three replica simulators are for the Alvin W. Vogtle plant in Waynesboro, Georgia; the Edwin I. Hatch plant in Baxley, Georgia; and the Joseph M. Farley plant near Dothan, Alabama.

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