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20th centrury north america and western european nuclear projects - 🟧Sourceful

Collated figures on all nuclear power projects started in N. American & Western Europe since Chernobyl disaster — all over-budget, behind schedule - 🟧Sourceful

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Plant Make Capacity Announced Initial works Initial projected completion Initial projected cost (bn) Current projected completion Latest projected cost (bn) Over budget USD (bn) USD/W Years end-to-end Years late AUD (bn) AUD/W

Flamanville 3, France EPR 1650 2004 2006 2012 €3.3 2023 €19.1 479% $22.5 $13.7 19 11 $30.9 $18.7

Olkiluoto 3, Finland EPR 1600 2002 2004 2010 €3.2 2022 €11.0 244% $13.0 $8.1 20 12 $17.8 $11.1

Hinkley Point C, UK EPR 3260 2007 2014 2017 £16.0 2027 £22.9 43% $29.3 $9.0 20 10 $40.2 $12.3

Vogtle 3 & 4, GA, USA AP1000 2234 2006 2009 2016 $14.0 2022 $27.5 96% $27.5 $12.3 16 6 $37.7 $16.9

VC Summer 2 & 3, SC, USA AP1000 2234 2008 2009 2016 $9.8 cancelled $25.0 155% $25.0 $11.2 ∞ ∞ $34.2 $15.3

max $18.7

Exchange rates min $11.1

EUR to USD 1.18

STG to USD 1.28

AUD to USD 0.73

Flamanville 3 Figure Reference Note

announced: Oct-04 https://web.archive.org/web/20141014020153/http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=14496

initial works: summer 2006 ibid.

initial completion: 2012 ibid.

initial cost: €2.8bn 2001€ ibid. €3.48bn in 2015€, OCC

latest completion: 2023 https://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2020/07/09/nucleaire-la-cour-des-comptes-ereinte-l-epr_6045707_3234.html

latest cost: €19.1bn ibid.

Olkiluoto 3

announced: 2002 https://tem.fi/documents/1410877/2937056/Nuclear+Energy+in+Finland https://twitter.com/VTulkki/status/1304708131965067264?s=20

initial works: Feb-04 ibid.

initial completion: 2010 https://web.archive.org/web/20070927094543/http://www.ol3.areva-np.com/project/chrono.htm

initial cost: €3.2bn https://www.neimagazine.com/features/featurea-long-and-winding-road-5671917/

latest completion: Feb-22 https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-11516011

latest cost: €11bn https://www.worldnuclearreport.org/IMG/pdf/wnisr2019-v2-hr.pdf

Hinkley Point C

announced: 2007? https://www.reuters.com/article/us-edf-britain-nuclear-hinkley-timeline/timeline-britains-hinkley-point-c-nuclear-project-idUSKCN10E1JS Announcement by EDF Energy's CEO.

2007 https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Hinkley-Point-C.pdf

initial works: May-14 ibid.

2011 https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Hinkley-Point-C.pdf

initial completion: 2017? ibid.

initial cost: £16.0 https://www.edfenergy.com/file/1405/download?token=gcM0D47gaHPuYvBZ7XqN0y_fjxKHLOvYuZJg1hoqRJc

latest completion: 2027 https://www.ft.com/content/3c3658e0-27f5-49a5-b948-3986da3e5bcd

latest cost: £22.9 https://www.vice.com/en_asia/article/akwayk/ons-nuclear-power-stations-climate-warning-uk

Vogtle

announced: 2006 https://www.nrc.gov/docs/ML0902/ML090280033.pdf

initial works: 2009 https://www.cmbg.org/papers/2018Presentations/Vogtle%2034%20Update%20-%20External.pptx

initial completion: 2016 https://web.archive.org/web/20111227121317/http://southerncompany.com/nuclearenergy/SNCmedia/Vogtle_Media_Guide.pdf

initial cost: $14bn https://www.ajc.com/business/vogtle-nuclear-project-take-longer-cost-more/gNRfHV6BSluTa4eDAUFIeL/

latest completion: 2022 https://www.ajc.com/news/local/georgia-vogtle-nuclear-report-more-delays-extra-costs-flaws/mBxlgXiDcf0SIaTFr0cZXL/

latest cost: $25bn https://www.power-eng.com/2018/08/09/vogtle-cost-upgrade-causes-rethinking-of-nuclear-plant-s-future/

VC Summer

announced: Mar-08 https://www.nrc.gov/reactors/new-reactors/col/summer.html

initial works: 2009 https://ors.sc.gov/sites/default/files/Documents/Regulatory/electricNaturalGas/newNuclear/VCSummerUnits/quarterlyReports/ORS4thQtr31710.pdf

initial completion: 2016 https://www.neimagazine.com/news/newssummer-time-for-ap1000-721

initial cost: $9.8bn ibid.

latest completion: cancelled 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/31/climate/nuclear-power-project-canceled-in-south-carolina.html

latest cost: $25bn ibid.

20th centrury north america and western european nuclear projects
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Published 15/09/2020, 14:54:00

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