"The more important responsibility of this Atomic Energy Agency would be to devise methods whereby this fissionable material would be allocated to serve the peaceful pursuits of mankind. Experts would be mobilized to apply atomic energy to the needs of agriculture, medicine, and other peaceful activities. A special purpose would be to provide abundant electrical energy in the power-starved areas of the world. Thus the contributing powers would be dedicating some of their strength to serve the needs rather than the fears of mankind." - President Dwight Eisenhower, December 8, 1953
When complete, Vogtle 3 will be the first new reactor built in the US in more than 30 years. The first fuel order for Vogtle 3 was placed in July 2019.