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On The Money: What do you really get for a $7,000 Tesla home battery?

...though, is not close. "Off-grid electricity supply will remain punishingly expensive...still cost 2.5 times more than buying electricity from the grid, according to Wynne...owners might be able to sell their stored electricity to utilities during periods of high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-23/money-what-do-you-really-g
Pipeline pushed back - for now

...when the project has no tangible benefits to Georgia residents.Remember, Kinder Morgan isn't a public utility providing electricity or natural gas services to Georgians ? it is a Houston-based company whose customers want a more efficient way to get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-21/pipeline-pushed-back-
Solar panel farm on Fort Gordon part of Army efforts to diversify energy sources

...Georgia when complete. The Fort Gordon plant, on land near the Gordon Lakes Golf Course, is expected to begin producing electricity next year."The Army is looking at renewable energy as a portion of a broader initiative to build energy security and resiliency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/solar-panel-farm-fort-gordon-
Business news

...begin delivering bottled water to homeowners living near its coal ash pits in North Carolina, even as the nation's largest electricity company denies responsibility for its neighbors' tainted wells.More than 150 residential wells tested near Duke's dumps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/business-news
SRS expanding biomass power plant

...power-generating plant will help prevent a loss of steam and electricity production during extreme cold weather.The U.S. Energy...billion pounds of steam and more than 330,000 megawatts of electricity.The biomass facility replaced a 1950s coal-fired power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-11/srs-expanding-biomass-power-
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
Speaker urges GRU grads to follow passions

...an incubator."But those incubators are expensive ? about $20,000 for a really good one, Chen said ? and require electricity, "which is a problem in many areas," she said.Their design looks like a baby sleeping bag with washable, antimicrobial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-08/speaker-urges-gru-grads-foll
19 Things a New Homeowner Should Do Immediately to Save Money

...little energy and lasts 20 years is far, far cheaper over the long run than a fridge that runs for seven years and guzzles electricity.14. Set up your home electronics with a SmartStrip or two. Looking forward to getting your television, cable box, DVD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-05-03/19-things
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-
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