Plant Vogtle

Plant Vogtle

The Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, located near Waynesboro in eastern Georgia along the Savannah River, is jointly owned by Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia and Dalton Utilities. Plant Vogtle is one of Georgia Power's two nuclear facilities and is one of three nuclear facilities in the Southern Company system.

  • Plant Vogtle is powered by two pressurized water reactors and has a total generating capacity of approximately 2,430 megawatts.

  • Commercial operations at Plant Vogtle began in May 1987 for Unit 1 and in May 1989 for Unit 2.

  • Upon completion of Vogtle 3&4, the site will produce enough safe, reliable, affordable and carbon-free electricity to power 1 million homes and businesses. 

  • More than 1,600 people - engineers, mechanics, control room operators, chemists, electricians, security officers and others – will oversee the plant's operations 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

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