Crucial NRC Safety Backing for New Vogtle Reactors Clears Way for COL Hearing

1,100-MW AP1000 reactor, Westinghouse’s third-generation reactor design

Two new AP1000 reactors proposed for the expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga., on Tuesday received a Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER) from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). In a major milestone for the project—the first two reactors that will be built in the U.S. in 25 years—the federal regulatory agency concluded there are […]