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Low-income, elderly residents can apply for assistance with heating costs

...Veterans Day, Nov. 11.To qualify for the Energy Assistance Program, residents must be responsible for paying the energy cost for the home's primary heating source; a U.S. citizen or legally admitted alien; and have an income at or below...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-31/low-income-elderly-residents
There's gold, or 11 cents, in them thar hotel rooms

...I left them both when we checked out.Not long ago, a room we stayed in had one of those yellow "estimated yearly energy cost" stickers on the television set. It said similar models of that TV cost $18 a year. I'm not sure why they thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-09/theres-gold-or-11-cents-them-
Energy cost stays steady in 1st storms

HOUSTON --- The season's first Atlantic hurricane and two other storms have done nothing to spur a rise in energy prices, largely because supplies are high and demand is low, but oil companies are keeping close watch on their offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/18/bus_544783.shtml
Business
Savannah River Site lab wins grants to explore cost-efficient solar power

...Savannah River National Laboratory researchers will use two grants totaling $6.3 million to explore ways to make solar energy cost-competitive with other energy sources by 2020.The awards are part of the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-16/savannah-river-site-lab-wins-
Gillette boosts P&G profits

...full-year earnings outlook on a better commodity and energy cost forecast. Net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30...97 to $3.02 per share on a better commodity and energy cost forecast. In Augusta Procter & Gamble Co.'s south...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/01/bus_102680.shtml
Business
Utility costs tax school budget

...With the fiscal year ending June 30, the school system's energy account has $493,133 remaining, but the average energy cost each month is $520,858. To carry the system to the end of the fiscal year, he asked the school board to approve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/13/met_77347.shtml
Metro
Energy drains smaller firms

...say they (retail nurseries) are off 25-30 percent, and that's just guessing from our selling to them." Rising energy cost is one reason behind a recent dip in optimism from Georgia's small-business owners, according to a statewide survey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/bus_28317.shtml
Business
Libraries offer device to help homeowners monitor electricity use

...particular appliance and compare it to the actual consumption to see whether or not you are operating at the lowest possible energy cost," she said. Each branch library has one Kill-A-Watt available for checkout with a library card. The device can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/24/ric_549128.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Deal targets energy tax

...would typically owe $70,000 in sales taxes."It wouldn't be unusual for a major manufacturer to have an annual energy cost of $2 million," said Roy Bowen, the head of the Georgia Asso ciation of Manu fac tur ers.Manufacturing accounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-01-15/deal-targets-energy-tax
Energy costs start to gnaw at homeowner budgets

...engineering services at the National Association of Home Builders, an industry trade group. According to Kenny, the annual energy cost today is $1,454, compared with $1,190 ten years ago. Not all of the higher energy costs are tied to heating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/fin_16273.shtml
Finance