Decision on Vogtle cost overruns delayed

Plant Vogtle construction 315*304by Dave Williams
7/31/13 ATLANTA – Georgia Power Co. and the state Public Service Commission have given themselves some breathing room before deciding how to handle cost overruns associated with the expansion of nuclear Plant Vogtle.

Under a stipulation agreement the Atlanta-based utility and the PSC staff filed Wednesday, Georgia Power will shelve its request to increase the certified cost of its portion of the $14 billion-plus project from $6.11 billion to $6.85 billion until after the first of two new nuclear reactors is completed at the plant south of Augusta, Ga.

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