Report: NRC to vote on SCE&G’s proposed nuke plant in South Carolina

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected to vote Friday on a South Carolina Electric & Gas’ proposal to build two 1,100-MW nuclear reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, South Carolina, according to a news report by The Associated Press published in Businessweek.com on March 26.

If approved, the first reactor is expected to start power generation by 2016, with the second will come online in 2019, the AP reported.

South Carolina Electric & Gas is a subsidiary of SCANA Corp.