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Oglethorpe Power freezes its costs to complete Plant Vogtle



by Dave Williams | Jun 21, 2022 | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – A minority utility partner in the nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle is freezing its capital costs on the long-delayed, overbudget project.

Oglethorpe Power is one of three minority partners on the construction of two additi...

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  1. I am surprised there is not more outrage at the cost of this project. Was it gross incompetence, theft, or the foibles of government guidance that got us to this point? My guess is that it was all this and more. I believe nuclear power should be our future but it will never work like this.

    • Well, it all started when CBS (the broadcasting corporation) bought Westinghouse and people who cared more about Nielsen ratings than nuclear steam supply systems and electric generation took over and flew Westinghouse into the ground.

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