Tag: nuclear plant

Georgia Power installs main transformers at Plant Vogtle

USA, Georgia: Expansion works at Plant Vogtle, a nuclear plant located in Burke County, Georgia is about 50 percent complete, with the latest milestones including placement of four main transformers, according to the statement released by Georgia Power.

Drone crashes on nuclear plant site posing security threat

South Africa: South African state-owned power utility, Eskom, has reported a drone crashed on the Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant site in contravention of the nuclear safety regulations and was returned to its owner without the investigation having been completed.

Xcel invests $13M in new transformer at the 1970s nuclear plant

USA, Minnesota: Xcel Energy, a Minneapolis-based utility company, has embarked on a project to replace a turbine and step-up transformer at Prairie Island nuclear plant as part of the utility’s $68 million upgrades to extend the life of the 1970s-era power plant.