The second new nuclear power unit at Plant Vogtle passed one of its final checkpoints Friday when it connected to the power grid for the first time.  Only a handful of tests remain before Unit 4 can be switched on permanently, where it will (along with Unit 3) provide enough electricity to power one million homes, all with completely clean nuclear energy.  It has been a long and expensive path to construct the first new nuclear reactors built in the U.S. in over thirty years, but when Unit 4 turns on sometime between April and June, Georgia’s energy assets will be RISING…

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