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SRS expanding biomass power plant

...new boiler at Savannah River Site's biomass power-generating plant will help prevent a loss of steam and electricity production during extreme cold weather.The U.S. Energy Depart ment and Ameresco, a renewable energy company, broke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-11/srs-expanding-biomass-power-
GPU sells remaining power plants for $1.72 billion

NEWARK, N.J. -- Leaving the electricity production business to focus on distribution, GPU Inc. sold off 23 power plants and its other generating businesses in three states for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/10/bus_244277.shtml
Business
Renewing the nuclear alternative is a sound step in energy policy

...about a "nuclear renaissance," the emergence of nuclear power from a dark age within the United States for electricity production. Southern Company's decision is what I'd call a pre-renaissance step, a decision for ReNuAl (renewing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/26/op_196435.shtml
Opinion columns
This just in: It's raining!

...necessarily cut back on unnecessary expenditures to pay for getting around. In addition, we know that current electricity production cannot possibly keep up with demand. What will the summer bring? In recent years, there have been rolling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/10/edi_461563.shtml
Editorials
N-power a good bet

...still provides electricity to one of every five U.S. homes and businesses. The nation's 103 reactors set an electricity production record for the third straight year in 2001, according to government data compiled by the Nuclear Energy Institute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/14/edi_344848.shtml
Editorials
A year in which the conflict in Iraq overshadowed all

...of Iraq faces daunting challenges. The economy remains hobbled, with unemployment around 60 percent. While electricity production is near or above prewar levels, oil output, the key to revival, lags due to deteriorated equipment and sabotage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/wor_395236.shtml
World
Recycling used nuclear fuel is a prudent energy move

...reactors will be needed by 2030 if nuclear power is to maintain its current 19-percent share of the nation's electricity production. THAT WOULD BRING the total number of U.S. nuclear plants to 160 units, but there's already enough used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2009-04-12/recycling-used-n
Opinion columns | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Public Service Commission confers about Vogtle

...is no electricity at the site. The cores are overheating at the Japanese plants because the tsunami knocked out the backup generators needed to pump cooling water into the reactors when the earthquake shut done electricity production.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-14/japan-quake-wont-stall-vogtl
Latest News
Utility chief touts project

...us from what we must do here," Fanning said. "Nuclear power counts for about 20 percent of United States' electricity production. It provides long-term price stability and there are no harmful emissions."Fanning said the new reactors...

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Metro
Sweden to ditch petroleum for renewable fuels

...fuels, giving financial incentives for people switching to "green alternatives," and increasing the annual electricity production from renewable sources by 15 terawatt hours by 2016 - that figure equals nearly one-third of all the electricity...

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