RPT-UPDATE 3-Utilities ditch reactors that launched US nuclear renaissance - Reuters

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 31 (Reuters) - South Carolina utilities said on Monday they are abandoning two unfinished reactors that were once hailed as the start of a U.S. nuclear power renaissance before they were dogged by billions of dollars in cost overruns.

Westinghouse power plants abandoned in South Carolina - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In a major blow to Westinghouse Electric Co. and the American nuclear industry as a whole, two utilities in South Carolina have abandoned building the company's AP1000 nuclear power plants despite sinking billions of dollars over a decade into the ...

Santee Cooper, SCE&G pull plug on roughly $25 billion nuclear plants in South Carolina - Charleston Post Courier

SCE&G and V.C. Summer Nuclear Station co-owner, Santee Cooper, placed the second containment vessel ring on Unit 2 Feb. 11, 2017. Workers used one of the largest cranes in the world to lift the approximately 2.4 million-pound, 51-foot tall containment ...

Westinghouse nuclear project halted in South Carolina - Financial Times

Work has been suspended on two nuclear reactors being built by Westinghouse in South Carolina, dealing another big blow to the nuclear power business of Japan's Toshiba. Santee Cooper and South Carolina Electric & Gas Company said on Monday that ...

Construction stops on S Carolina's new reactors - WCBD News 2

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Officials at both utilities that invested in two new nuclear power plants in South Carolina say they are stopping construction of the multibillion-dollar project, which has been caught up in the bankruptcy of its contractor. South ...

Santee Cooper won't finish nuclear project, but will your power bills still increase? - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Santee Cooper's decision Monday to suspend its role in the construction of two new nuclear reactors will not change the utility's decision to move forward with a price hike proposal for retail customers in Horry and Georgetown Counties, a spokeswoman said.

Kelly shows his clout: Scaramucci out as WH chief moves in - WPXI Pittsburgh

WASHINGTON (AP) - Firmly taking charge in an unruly White House, former Gen. John Kelly moved in Monday as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff and immediately made sure that Trump's profanity-spouting new communications director was ...

South Carolina Utility Scraps $14 Billion Nuclear Project - EcoWatch

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) announced Monday that it will cease construction of the two new nuclear units at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. The decision to abandon the V.C. Summer project is of monumental proportion and is a full ...