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PSC delays consideration of Vogtle overruns

...project's costs rise and schedules continue to slip," said Sara Barczak, a policy director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.She noted that customers have already paid $1 billion in financing charges even though they've gotten no power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-08/psc-delays-consideration-vogtle-ove
National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers

...Fifty-eight percent of its focus has to do with national security, 35 percent to environmental stewardship and 7 percent to clean energy.Michalske said the lab hired about 80 new employees last year and now has a workforce of 832.The lab also plays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/national-lab-director-seeks-n
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...fought Keystone by citing the risk of leaks and the climate-change consequences of fossil fuels. They hope to make cleaner energy options more appealing. Their success has inspired protest groups to challenge more projects.But those efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra
Conservationists, nuclear proponents comment at Vogtle hearing

...further increase competition with other uses," said Sara Barczak, the program director for the Sou thern Alliance for Clean Energy.Georgia's Environmen tal Protection Division held a public hearing Tuesday on Sou thern Nuclear Opera ting Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-03/conservationists-nuclear-pro
Solar gardens gaining ground across US

...said. "This is a tremendous opportunity for them to go to 100 percent solar if they want it."In Massachusetts, Clean Energy Collective expects to complete three community solar facilities in June that'll provide enough juice for 400-500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-08/solar-gardens-gaining-ground-across
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...and an annual payroll of $5 million. When it was established in 2009, as part of Obama's stimulus package, the clean energy loan guarantee program was billed as a two-fer: It would provide billions of dollars for environment-friendly energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Clean-energy plan flawed

Congress should reject EPA's carbon rules.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
Plant Vogtle gets permit to draw Savannah River water for new cooling towers

...Stakeholders at odds with the proposal largely outnumbered those in favor of it.Sara Barczak, of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, said the EPD ignored the public's concern and rushed to issue the permit even though the first reactor isn't scheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/plant-vogtle-gets-permit-dra
Vermont's largest city reaches milestone in green-energy efforts

...other states. Those customers have the renewable and clean energy benefits of that power," Levine said. "Simply using accounting measures to make claims about clean energy doesn't get us there."Patty Richards, Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/vermonts-largest-city-reac
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...the cost of wind has dropped 40 percent, he said."Clean energy sources like wind and solar are becoming much cheaper...had guessed was possible," Brune said. "By 2030, clean energy will be playing a much bigger role in our economy than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr