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Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source

...coal-fired plants return from spring maintenance. Overall, the EIA expects about 36 percent of total U.S. electricity generation to come from coal in 2015 and 31 percent to come from natural gas.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/natural-gas-surpasses-coal
Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

...emissions of carbon dioxide by replacing coal in electricity generation. And, thanks to the shale revolution, it is...supplied by nuclear and hydroelectric.Meanwhile, electricity generation by natural gas plants decreased, because gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/put-coal-and-nuc
Georgia Power tallying costs of Plant Vogtle construction delays

...builders to pay penalties for missing the deadline, but owner-related costs of added financing and alternative electricity-generation will mount at $40 million per month.At that pace, the project will be three years behind schedule and, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-12/georgia-pow
Better late than never

...would. As one of the nation's fastest-growing states, Georgia needs the kind of clean, emission-free electricity generation that Vogtle's new units will provide for decades.As for construction taking longer than originally expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-25/better-late-never
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
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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