Southern Reveals Hefty Cost Increase For New Georgia Nukes

May 2012
Energy Daily;5/14/2012, Issue 93, p1
The article reports that the cost for the two new reactors under construction at Southern Co.'s Alvin Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia may have increased by about 900 million U.S. dollars. It says that the company and its project partners are disputing with the construction and engineering contractor over who is responsible and the value of the cost increase. According to the author, 45 percent of the project is owned by the company's subsidiary Georgia Power.


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