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Virgil C Summer Nuclear Station

Construction Started

Unit 1: 1971; Units 2 and 3: 2012

Start of Operation

Unit 1: January 1984, Unit 2: 2019, Unit 3: 2020


Unit 1: 966MW, Units 2 and 3: 1,117MW


$1.3bn; $9.8bn (expansion)

Licence Expires

November 12, 2042


South Carolina Electric & Gas (55%) and Santee Cooper (45%)

EPC Contract for New Units

Shaw Group and Westinghouse Electric Company

Simulator Models

GSE Systems

Fabrication Services

Westinghouse Electric Company

Transmission Lines

Pike Electric Corporation

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