Vogtle Units 3 & 4 — Fun Facts!

Southern Company has collected some interesting facts about its new nuclear construction project now underway at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Burke County, Georgia.

In February 2012, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction license for two new nuclear power reactors at the Vogtle plant, Units 3 & 4, making these the first new commercial nuclear power reactors under construction in the United States in over 30 years.

Note: ANS staff are pleased to note that their extensive contacts in the baseball sabremetrics community were able to supply and verify Fun Fact #2…

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One thought on “Vogtle Units 3 & 4 — Fun Facts!

  1. Pete51

    Here is another interesting fact. The Vogtle station is named after Alvin W. Vogtle, a former Southern Co. executive, who was also a hero in World War II. Vogtle was the inspiration for Steve McQueen’s character in the movie The Great Escape.

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