GE, Siemens, Utilities Take Hits From Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 17:03:05 +0000

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U.S. power plant operators continue to change procedures at their facilities, including pushing back scheduled maintenance, due to lockdowns and quarantines associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are impacting companies such as General Electric (GE) and Siemens, which are major service providers to power plants, at a time when these global companies already are […]

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COVID-19 May Delay Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:32:10 +0000

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Southern Co. in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1 said the COVID-19 pandemic “could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities” at the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project in Georgia. The company in the filing said, “It is too early to determine what impact, if any, the […]

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Unit 4 Top Head for Containment Vessel in Place at Vogtle

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:49:51 +0000

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The two-unit expansion of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia reached another milestone March 27, with the placement of the Unit 4 containment vessel top head. Friday’s work comes about one year after the Unit 3 containment vessel top was lifted into place. “Placement of the Unit 4 top head is a culmination […]

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Trump Administration Set to Guarantee $3.7 Billion to Finish Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:58:56 +0000

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will reportedly announce March 22 that the Trump administration will finalize $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to support completion of the Vogtle nuclear plant construction project. The announcement is expected when Perry visits the site near Waynesboro, Georgia, on Friday along with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Southern Co. CEO Tom […]

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Nuclear Construction Update: New Progress Made in Russia, UAE, and U.S.

Several milestones have been reached at nuclear power plant construction sites around the world including on the Leningrad II-2, Novovoronezh II-2, Barakah, and Plant Vogtle projects. Russian Progress At the Leningrad site, Rosatom—the Russian state atomic energy corporation—reported on August 7 that the main turbine equipment installation for Phase II Unit 2 was completed. The […]

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