Georgia Power places transformers at nuclear plant

May 14, 2018
Posted by Ken Wallingford

American electric utility company, Georgia Power, has announced the placement of four step-up transformers, weighing 420,000 pounds (187.5 metric tons) each, at the Vogtle nuclear power plant.

The units were placed in the Unit 4 transformer bays and will increase voltage production of the turbine generators from 26,000 to 500,000 volts.

The Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is located in Waynesboro, Georgia, U.S..

Georgia Power is a subsidiary of Southern Company.

Source: Power Engineering

Photo: Alvin Ward Vogtle Nuclear Power PLant / NRC / Wikimedia / CC0 Public Domain


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