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Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6 billion deal

NEW YORK - In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oil field services company Baker Hughes for cash and stock worth $34.6 billion.Global oil prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/halliburton-buying-baker-h
Investment in solar panels can pay off with gas-free driving

...second quarter of this year, and more than 500,000 homes and businesses now have them, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.Tofel, 45, a senior writer for the technology Web site Gigaom, installed 41 solar panels on the roof...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-02/investment-solar-panels-ca
Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

...became clear that solar proponents had the votes, Georgia Power opted not to resist.In July, the Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association asked regulators to consider raising the price Georgia Power pays for solar electricity. The trade group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/georgia-power-price-plan-r
Keith Hodnett

...Church and the Blended Family/Single Parent Sunday School Class. He was also a TIP Award recipient of the Nuclear Energy Industry. In addition to his wife, family members include sons: William Devin Hodnett (Lindsey) of Evans, GA and William...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171980430
Georgia solar business booming

...225-percent increase in jobs related to the solar-energy industry is the highest in the nation as it plays catch-up...according to Rhone Resch, president of the Solar Energy Industries Association.The national trade group credits falling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/georgia-solar-business-boo
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...Greco, API's downstream group director.The political wrangling over the latest round of regulations to hit the energy industry offered a familiar reprise of a long-running debate over Obama's attempts to use his regulatory power to clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
City budget is like a sandwich

...it or not, the main one being a proposed property-tax increase.They also took out a 2 percent excise tax on energy industries use in manufacturing, and small raises for employees. But the sandwich was still missing a lot of bread - $4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-12-07/city-budget-san
Deadly blades: US offers 30-year permits for killing eagles under plan to boost wind industry

...measures ... will reduce the likelihood of amendments to, or revocation of, the permit," the rule says.The wind energy industry has said the change mirrors permits already in place for endangered species, which are more at risk than bald and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-06/deadly-blades-us-offers-30
Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

...nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/tiny-power-plants-hold-pro
World's largest thermal solar power plant rises in west US Mojave Desert, but comes with cost

...a dawn of a new era in power generation in the United States," said Rhone Resch, the president of the Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group.According to U.S. Energy Information Administration data, the cost of building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-13/worlds-largest-thermal-sol