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Critics pushing back against plan to cut pollution from power plants

...labor union officials said Tuesday in Atlanta that the Obama administration's plan to trim emissions could raise electricity prices, result in job losses and will not significantly curtail global carbon emissions.Those comments came Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/climate-rule-pushback-south
Reaction to EPA carbon proposal split in Georgia

...advocacy.The opposite will happen, according to members of the Public Service Commission."This will raise electricity prices. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it," said Commission Chairman Chuck Eaton. "I will be the one, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/reaction-epa-carbon-propos
Plant Vogtle owners avoid loan subsidy fee

...where utilities compete to sell energy, the low cost of natural gas has pushed down the electricity price paid by consumers. But low electricity prices make it extremely difficult for nuclear plants to recoup their costs and stay profitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-26/plant-vogtle-owners-avoid-
Plant Vogtle project sponsors avoid loan subsidy fee

...where utilities compete to sell energy, the low cost of natural gas has pushed down the electricity price paid by consumers. But low electricity prices make it extremely difficult for nuclear plants to recoup their costs and stay profitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/plant-vogtle-project-sponsors
Tips to keep your heating bill lower

...expected to cost more because fuel prices are rising and forecasts call for cooler weather.Natural gas, propane and electricity prices are expected to rise, affecting 94 percent of U.S. households. Hea ting oil users will catch a slight price break...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-12/tips-keep-your-heating-bil
PSC priority is managing Vogtle costs

...amount of necessary backup power it needs to reliably meet electricity demand," Gunning said. "Instead of raising electricity prices on customers to update aging coal plants that sit idle for many months of the year (like Plant McIntosh in Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-26/psc-priority-managing-vogtle
JPMorgan, Justice Department agree to $13 billion settlement of mortgage bonds probe

...million to settle allegations by federal energy regulators that it used improper bidding strategies to manipulate electricity prices in California and the Midwest over a two-year period.? JPMorgan is one of several big international banks that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-18/jpmorgan-justice-departmen
Electric companies offer more customized plans

...had success attracting customers in the past when electricity prices are falling because they can offer a quick savings...with a thermostat that can adjust itself based on electricity prices."To differentiate yourself you have to craft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/electric-companies-offer-m
Legislative panel kills Plant Vogtle profit curbs bill

...because they have shareholders," he said.Company officials countered that passage of the bill would trigger higher electricity prices because investors would find Georgia Power unattractive if Plant Vogtle is too risky. The Public Service Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-05/legislative-panel-kills-pl
Across the region

...less than first proposed.The Southern Co. subsidiary filed a proposed settlement last month calling for higher electricity prices over three years, resulting in an increase of more than $15 for the average household electricity bill by 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-01/across-region
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