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Tesla plugs into new market with home battery system

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market.The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/tesla-plugs-new-market-hom
Augusta Red Cross helps Nepal relief effort

...Katmandu which itself has a population of 2.5 million. Buildings and infrastructure have been damaged and destroyed. Electricity and telephone connectivity is intermittent and mobile services are experiencing heavy congestion. Hospitals continue to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-28/augusta-red-cross-helps-nepa
Green tour of capital will inspire naturalists

...first existing building in the country to claim LEED silver (now gold). A Green Team enacts programs to save water and electricity, recycle electronics and maintain a rooftop beehive, whose inhabitants help pollinate the capital's flora.In the museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-18/green-tour-capital-will-
National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Augusta area

...Columbia, Burke, Richmond and Aiken counties.By 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Georgia Power estimated the tornado knocked out electricity to 626 customers. In Aiken County, more than 3,000 were left without power, according to South Carolina Electric & Gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/national-weather-service-con
Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

...MONEYThe recent sales decline in the U.S. is squeezing franchisees, who still have to pay for fixed costs like labor and electricity.But McDonald's restaurants continue to generate a lot more cash than their peers. In 2014, the average McDonald's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/why-mcdonalds-still-powerh
Paramore is savoring the moment

...remember going over to Taylor's house, which he has a little studio in his place, a few times where there was just no electricity," Williams said. "There were a lot of times where Taylor and I would leave really discouraged. Then it happened. Once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/paramore-savoring-mom
Georgia likely to permit third-party lending for solar panels

...provides cover in Georgia's monopoly electricity market for financiers who feared that...industry.By law, only a utility can sell electricity in its designated territory. That law...lender was acting like an unauthorized electricity company.Dudgeon's bill would ban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-21/georgia-likely-permit-th
PSC delays consideration of Vogtle overruns

...regulated by the commission and the largest owner of the nuclear electricity-generating plant near Waynesboro, had asked the commission...with any added costs after Unit 3 is online and generating electricity," said Commissioner Tim Echols, who promised last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-08/psc-delays-consideration-vogtle-ove
Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

...94 for the rest of the nation. ISO-New England, which operates the region's power grid, said in its 2015 Regional Electricity Outlook that natural gas availability is "one of the most serious challenges" the region faces as more coal and oil units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-29/northeast-despite-highest-
Electronic repairman pleads guilty

...cameras stealing a power meter from his former business location and installing it at his Martinez home, which didn't have electricity. Before the meter was confiscated, deputies arrested him later that same day after they discovered he used a pair of scissors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-25/electronic-repairman-o