ATLANTA - Plant Vogtle's Unit 2 nuclear reactor shut down automatically Tuesday morning as a result of a loss of steam pressure, Southern Nuclear announced Wednesday.
The Alvin W. Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro, Ga. is using a new design and new construction method to build the first reactors licensed in the U.S. in more than three decades.
For Mark Verbeck, the nation's commercial nuclear revival represented a promise too formidable for it to go on without him.
One of the largest components of the new reactors at Plant Vogtle was hoisted into its permanent placement Saturday.
The nuclear renaissance has birthed a new crop of bright, young nuclear professionals eager for clean energy and safe, advanced technology.
In the first construction monitoring report filed in a year, Georgia Power told state regulators that forecast construction and capital costs were unchanged since its share of Plant Vogtle's new ...
WAYNESBORO, Ga. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed loan agreements Thursday backing the first two nuclear reactors built in the U.S. in more than three decades.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was expected to announce final approval of the deal at a speech Wednesday, a day before he visits the $14 billion Vogtle nuclear plant now under construction in ...
After years of negotiations, the owners of Plant Vogtle have filed documents with the U.S. Department of Energy to finalize a $8.3 billion loan guarantee to help finance two new nuclear reactors.
Badly outnumbered regulators in Georgia want to hire two more employees to keep tabs on the $14 billion project to build new reactors at Plant Vogtle.
The owners of Plant Vogtle say they will continue to negotiate terms for a federal loan guarantee first offered in 2010 to help finance two new nuclear reactors.
A concrete pour for a 6-foot thick base for the second of two nuclear reactor units under construction at Plant Vogtle was completed this week.
One of Plant Vogtle's reactors was shut down Saturday after a malfunction.
The 30-percent owner of Plant Vogtle, Oglethorpe Power, announced Tuesday it named Michael L. Smith to replace its president who died of cancer in June.
The owners of Plant Vogtle have secured a fourth extension to allow further negotiation with the U.S. Energy Department over its 2010 offer of up to $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees.
A legal dispute over who is responsible for $900 million in additional costs for Plant Vogtle's nuclear expansion will be heard in U.S. District Court in Augusta, and not in Washington, D.C., ...
ATLANTA - A debate over the rising cost of building a nuclear power plant in Georgia will be delayed for years under an agreement approved today by Georgia's utility regulators.
ATLANTA - If Georgia was starting from scratch, it could not financially justify the nuclear power plant now under construction. That conclusion from state utility regulators bluntly illustrates ...
The second of two 300-ton "deaerator" components to be used in the construction of Plant Vogtle's new reactors was barged up the Savannah River last week and then transported by truck to the Burke ...
A debate over the rising cost of building a first-of-its-kind nuclear plant near Augusta will be pushed far into the future.