The $2.2 billion in cost overruns are Georgia Power’s share following lengthy litigation with the building contractor and reactor designer. In the agreement between PSC staff and Georgia Power, $2.2 billion of cost overruns (to date) is recommended to be passed on to Georgia electricity customers in their bills starting in 2017. Vogtle’s nuclear reactors Nos. 3 and 4 are already at the center of a storm of controversy because they are more than three years behind schedule, $2 billion over budget and only 36 percent complete.
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