Cat Clifford of CNBC reports on the start of Vogtle 3 in Georgia.
- Vogtle Unit 3 has begun operations in Georgia, marking the first time that a newly constructed nuclear power plant has entered the grid in nearly 30 years.
- The plant will power 500,000 homes and businesses with reliable, carbon-free power.
- Vogtle’s opening was several billion dollars over budget and delayed by over five years, due in large part to stringent and inefficient regulations.
- To lower the cost of nuclear power and bring more clean energy to the grid, lawmakers must modernize regulations for atomic energy.
Read the full article here.