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Georgia Power reports 'schedule challenges' but no new delays at Vogtle

ATLANTA - Adding two nuclear reactors for electricity generation at Plant Vogtle has numerous "schedule challenges" but no new delays or cost increases, according to a report filed Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-28/georgia-power-reports-schedul
Guest Column: Positive polls signal bright future for nuclear energy

...gas emissions. A forecast by the Energy Information Administration gives it only 3 percent of new capacity for electricity generation through 2040 ? the same as for much-criticized coal. TRUE, CHEAP AND abundant natural gas is partly to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-12-28/guest-column-pos
Don't stifle nuclear power

...emissions are attributable to natural gas. So any gains made by switching from coal to lower-carbon gas in electricity generation will be nullified in the future as gas use continues to grow. In addition, although natural gas currently is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/dont-stifle-nuclear-powe
Higher costs vindicate Vogtle critics

...is only one of the plant's owners, says despite construction delays and inflated costs that the doubling of electricity generation at the plant will still benefit its customers."Vogtle 3 and 4 represents the best economic value - up to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-08/higher-costs-vindicate-vogtle
Georgia pursues broad energy policy

...Legislature had not changed policy to permit Georgia Power to levy financing charges on its customers before electricity generation begins. NATURAL GAS ? Increased nuclear isn't the only way the state is reducing its reliance on coal. New drilling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-10/georgia-pursues-broad-ener
Analysis: Georgia quietly approves solar power shift

...one-sentence resolution may have started in motion a series of events that could dramatically reshape the state's electricity-generation as well as much of its political landscape. And it was initiated by two of the least-likely politicians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-26/analysis-georgia-quietly
PSC approves plan to raise electric bills

...deputy director of the advocacy group Georgia Watch. She said consumers won't save any money by paying before electricity generation begins. She points to testimony from the company that the only real savings would come if investors in the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/18/met_515095.shtml
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Georgia Power unveils 5-part efficency plan

...90 million during the two years the programs are in place, partially because of the reduced need to pay for electricity generation. Though many of Georgia Power's suggestions rely on changing consumer behavior around the home, large energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/11/met_135378.shtml
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Georgia Power aims to rely less on coal

...integrated-resource plan, a document it updates every three years. Natural gas has been a growing factor in electricity generation, but it is subject to competing demand from large factories and possible interruptions due to storms in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-27/georgia-power-aims-rely-less
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Vogtle closer to new reactor

...plant ahead of two other Southern Co.-owned plants that also were being considered as sites for expanding electricity generation. "Vogtle was originally designed for more units than it currently has, and we feel like we have the land space...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/20/met_3952.shtml
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