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Georgia Public Service monitor says new units could be delayed beyond 2017 and 2018‏

What happens when you’ve got all your approvals for two new reactors, but the bottom’s fallen out of the nuclear industry after Fukushima, with continued low natural gas prices, general incompetence on the part of your contractors and the continued … Continue reading

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Update: More details on construction delays at South Carolina nuke

Earlier today, I told you about the delay in construction of the new units at the V. C. Summer nuclear power plant in South Carolina. Later, I found this South Carolina’s Post and Courier, giving further details into why the … Continue reading

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TVA announces layoff of 800 workers, citing slow progress on building new reactor

I missed this story last week. On Thursday, October 20, Bloomberg Businessweek reported: The Tennessee Valley Authority and a contractor announced Wednesday they are laying off about 600 temporary construction workers and an additional 200 support staff after unsatisfactory progress … Continue reading

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