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Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars

...300 less than the electric version. At current gas and electricity prices, it would take 27 years to pay off the premium for...it's cheaper to charge an electric car. Residential electricity averages 12 cents per kilowatt hour nationally; at that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-25/low-gas-prices-incentives-
Tech industry pushes for cybersecurity, tax breaks

...Georgia is already a leading state for data centers because of the exemption, ample fiber-optic networks, low-cost electricity and relative immunity from natural disasters. But Virginia and other states are poaching Georgia's game.The original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/tech-industry-pushes-cyb
Wine Time: Stemmari Dalila 2012, Sicily

...and introduces positive insects in the vineyards. All plant waste also is recycled as fertilizer.Solar panels produce electricity, and seven artificial reservoirs are part of a water treatment system. The company also desalinates sea water through reverse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-20/wine-time-stemmari-da
Georgia lawmakers need to protect taxpayers from the oppressive EPA

...summer to a federal takeover of our electricity grid. The Clean Power Plan ? which...receive nearly three-quarters of our electricity from coal and natural gas ? two of the...estimates Georgians will see their electricity bills increase 12 percent every year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-17/georgia-lawmaker
University of Georgia to build solar farm

...1-megawatt facility at the expense of the utility. Georgia Power will operate it and distribute the energy from it in its electricity grid, but it will be a teaching tool for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Engineering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-07/university-georgia-build-sola
A crude tax

...voted to repeal its carbon tax after three years of seeing electricity costs jump 15 percent and unemployment grow 10 percent...Sanders, I-Vt., would cause a 30-percent increase in electricity costs by 2030, more than 1 million lost jobs and nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-15/crude-tax
Group files ethics complaint against Sanford

...administration made regulatory decisions involving his former employer, including appointing utility commissioners who set electricity rates.In light of the massive coal ash spill from a Duke plant into the Dan River on Feb. 2, the complaint alleges that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/group-files-ethics-complaint-
Solar farms going up on Army bases this spring

...on-site renewable sources, hence the solar plants. Georgia Power will build and maintain them because they are in the electricity business. John Kraft, a company spokesman, confirmed con struc tion will start in the spring. The local solar plant will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2015-01-09/solar-farms
Electricity bills expected to increase this winter, natural gas to be stable

The majority of Augusta-area residents who use electricity to heat their homes can expect a 2 percent increase in...those who regularly use 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity at home ? energy costs will increase about $2.84...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/electricity-bills-expected-i
Greek tragedy

...bailout program, they want to dole out even more goodies to the entitlement crowd, including pension increases and free electricity.Fronted by charismatic young leftist Alexis Tsipras, Syriza wants to put an end to the modest economic reforms imposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-02/greek-tragedy