South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) gave Shaw Group and Westinghouse full notice to proceed on their engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for two new Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power units and related facilities at the V.C. Summer nuclear station near Jenkinsville, S.C. The project is owned by SCE&G and Santee Cooper. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the project’s combined operating license (COL) in March 2012. The EPC contract previously was announced in May 2008, and the South Carolina Public Service Commission approved the project in February 2009.