June 28, 2022--Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--As the cost to add two units to the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Power Station continues to spiral upward, and the units' in-service dates have again been delayed, two co-owners filed separate suits against project manager Georgia Power for the 2,244-megawatt (MW) unit addition. The in-service dates are now set for 2023, and the project carries a price tag of more than $30 billion. The separate suits were both filed in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia. <a href=' https://opc.com/ ' target='_blank'>Oglethorpe Power Corporation</a> (Tucker, Georgia), owner of 30% of the unit addition, and the <a href='https://www.meagpower.org/ ' target='_blank'>Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia</a> (MEAG) (Atlanta), owner of 22.7% of units 3 and 4, sued <a href='https://www.georgiapower.com/' target='_blank'>Georgia Power</a> (Atlanta, Georgia), a unit of <a href='https://www.southerncompany.com/ ' target='_blank'>Southern Company</a> (<a href='https://www.nyse.com/quote/XNYS:SO ' target='_blank'>NYSE:SO</a>) (Atlanta, Georgia). Georgia Power owns 45.7% of units 3 and 4. The fourth co-owner of Vogtle 3 and 4 is <a href='https://www.dutil.com/ ' target='_blank'>City of Dalton Utilities</a> (Dalton, Georgia), which owns 1.6% of the nuclear construction project.