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$14 Billion Capital Cost est. for 2 Westinghouse (Toshiba) AP 1000 Nuclear Reactors at VC Summer-Nuclear Blank Check

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SCE&G Requests $852 Million Increase in Cost of VC Summer Nuclear Construction Project;

Whopping Cost Increase, Filed with S.C. Public Service Commission on May 2016, to Go on Top of 2015 Cost Increase; SCE&G to File Soon for Annual Nuclear Rate Hike

Columbia, SC – The current cost for the construction of two new nuclear reactors by South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) has jumped a stunning $852 million, according to a request filed with the South Carolina Public Service Commission (SC PSC) on May 26, 2016, (See filing linked in “notes” below.)

The filing made by SCE&G states that “the capital cost estimate for which the Company seeks Commission approval in this proceeding is $6.8 billion in 2007 dollars and $7.7 billion with escalation.”

As SCE&G is now a…

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October 18, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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