Analysts appointed by the Georgia Public Service Commission to evaluate progress at plant Vogtle in Augusta say the project should be cancelled as Georgia Power failed to manage it in a “reasonable manner.” “Completion of the project is no longer economic given the additional costs and schedule delays,” the analysts said in written testimony to commissioners. They recommended that a reasonable Total Project Cost be set at $8.3 billion, $3.9 billion less than what Georgia Power estimates for project completion.
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The next stage of Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) hearings on the Vogtle nuclear power plant construction project will begin on 11 December, in which the PSC will hear from public witnesses. It will also conduct a hearing on the testimony of its public interest advocacy staff who have recommended the project should only proceed if Georgia Power, rather than its customers, bear the risk for costs that the PSC deems to be unreasonable.
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