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Needless regulation

...regulations that will imperil entire state economies, put tens of thousands of Americans out of work and raise electricity prices coast-to-coast?Less than 1 degree Celsius ? 0.018 degrees, to be precise. That's the most that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-22/needless-regulation
Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...because it is so expensive. Development in Canada's tar sands has slowed considerably since prices fell.Low electricity prices, a result of low natural gas prices, make it harder for alternatives like wind and solar to compete. But low...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-04/consumers-enjoying-lower-e
Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars

...gas-powered Focus, for example, currently sells for $9,300 less than the electric version. At current gas and electricity prices, it would take 27 years to pay off the premium for the electric version. If gas went back to $4 per gallon, it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-25/low-gas-prices-incentives-
Clean-energy plan flawed

...is for sure: The carbon rule would increase consumer costs.The EPA says its carbon rule will cause nationwide electricity price increases of between 6 to 7 percent in 2020, and up to 12 percent in some locations. Many economists say that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...even as the economy was recovering from the financial crisis. Those lower prices helped manufacturers by lowering electricity prices and raw material costs.And increases in U.S. oil production have protected the U.S. economy by keeping fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
US predicts less oppressive heating bills this winter

...cubic feet. Prices are higher in part because last year's cold winter drained gas in storage.ELECTRICITY: Electricity prices are heavily influenced by natural gas prices, so they're on the rise. But customers should use less this winter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/us-predicts-less-oppressiv
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