“New” Vogtle reactors already obsolete


From Energy Live News:

“In the first months of 2023, the US newly added utility-scale solar and wind energy installations surpassed the capacity of the newly operational Vogtle-3 nuclear reactor, which took nearly 14 years to construct.

“That’s according to recent analysis conducted by the SUN DAY Campaign, based on data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

“The report suggests the installed utility-scale solar capacity reached 85,790MW by 30th April, while wind capacity increased to 146,900MW during the same period.

“In comparison, the Vogtle-3 nuclear reactor added just 1,100MW of capacity during almost 14 years.”

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