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(Corrects paragraph 1 to $6.5 bln in loan guarantees instead of $8.3 bln)
WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department will announce on Wednesday that it has finalized $6.5 billion in loan guarantees to expand Southern Co's Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia, a government source said.
The Vogtle plant received its initial conditional loan agreement from the department in February 2010. (Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe)