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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
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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
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-13/utility-chief-touts-project
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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/12/bus_55380.shtml
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Vogtle officials back new nuclear interest

...clean," in that its only emissions are water vapor. Coal-burning generators, which make up the bulk of electricity production in the country, belch out black smoke that eat away at the ozone layer. Still, a television on the blink and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/23/bus_422980.shtml
Business
Winter demand drives up cost of heating fuel

...natural gas industry in 1998 with the hopes that competition would reduce prices, but increased use of the fuel in electricity production and poor weather conditions drastically altered the demand for the fuel. "I don't think that consumers have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389606.shtml
Business
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
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
Across South Carolina

...new power plants, both coal- and nuclear-powered. Some business officials support all efforts to increase electricity production in the state, which one industry expert says could need to be tripled in the next 10 years. Others, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/08/met_506861.shtml
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