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Shaw, Westinghouse get full OK for nuclear EPC
9 April 2009 â" The Shaw Group's nuclear unit and Westinghouse Electric Co. received full notice to proceed from Southern Nuclear, a unit of Southern Co., on its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power units and related facilities.
The contract was announced in April 2008. On March 17, 2009, Georgia regulators certified Southern Co. unit Georgia Power Co. to build Units 3 and 4 at the existing Vogtle Electric Generating Plant. Oglethorpe Power, Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia and Dalton Utilities also own the plant. The notice to proceed authorizes Shaw to begin EPC services for the plant.
At least 14 new AP1000 units â" including the units at Vogtle â" are planned by U.S. electric utilities, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The Westinghouse/Shaw Consortium have six of those contracts.