Tab Swells to $25 Billion for Nuclear-Power Plant in Georgia

3 Aug 2017   Nuclear

The cost of building the only nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. has ballooned to more than $25 billion, but chief owner Southern Co. said it isn’t ready to throw in the towel on the project. The company released the new cost estimate for Georgia’s Vogtle Electric Generating Plant on Wednesday, adding that it expects completion of the plant, which has already seen years of delays and rising costs, to be delayed by…

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