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Significant Progress Continues at Georgia Power’s Vogtle 3 & 4 Project

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July 10, 2019


The following is a Georgia Power news release:

Several key milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia, have been completed recently, including the placement of the middle containment vessel ring for Unit 4. The containment ring is part of the structure that houses the reactor vessel.

Weighing more than a jumbo jet, the 2.4 million-pound, 51-foot tall containment vessel ring consists of dozens of individual steel plates and was fabricated on site. The middle ring is the second of three containment vessel rings to be set for Unit 4. 

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