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Electric companies offer more customized plans

...customers are careful, though, they can pay less.Dorothea Miller of Sinking Spring, Pa. signed up for a Direct Energy plan that gives her one day of free power every week. She picked Saturday, and now saves as much of her housework as she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/electric-companies-offer-m
Georgia Power set to release energy plan

...be released this week.The utility, a division of the Atlanta-based Southern Co., is set to release a 20-year energy plan on Thursday. That report is expected to lay out a blueprint for power production for a generation.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-27/georgia-power-set-release-ene
Is this the country we want?

...as Solyndra ? and, more recently, A123 Systems."Another failed piece of the Obama administration's renewable energy plan ? Massachusetts battery-maker A123 Systems, which just filed for bankruptcy ..." writes the Christian Science...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-26/country-we-want
Alternative fuels gaining steam in Georgia

...you've turned or whatever."Parsons, who has served on the committee for 18 years, said the state has never had an energy plan. He is calling for government officials to be more proactive in dictating policy, including greater use of alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-17/alternative-fuels-gaining-ste
Senator to present clean energy plan

...That's why Campbell, a Republican senator from Berkeley County, plans to introduce legislation this year for a clean-energy plan to meet the state's rising energy needs."Thirty-eight other states now have either a renewable or clean standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
South Carolina Legislature | Metro
More cuts at SRS likely despite federal funding

...spent nuclear fuels can be processed for disposal.In a conference call with reporters, Chu said the Department of Energy plans to put more emphasis -- and more money -- into broad, national programs to encourage new technology and stimulate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-14/more-cuts-srs-likely-despite-
Metro | Savannah River Site
Electric car battery catches fire after crash test

...damaged in one test but not in two others conducted in exactly the same manner. NHTSA, along with the Department of Energy, plans to conduct more tests next week on Volt batteries and is continuing to monitor cars already in use.Government and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-11/electric-car-battery-catch
Energy plan could boost small reactor research at SRS

A new funding initiative unveiled last week by Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu could accelerate efforts by private companies to build small modular nuclear reactors at Savannah River Site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-01-25/energy-plan-could-boost-
Here are fixes to problems in D.C.

...larger tax base and hopefully revenue sharing with states to relieve their budget deficits if they participate in the energy plan; and with real jobs you have real wealth -- it spreads through the economy and benefits all who want to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/27/let_529020.shtml
Letters
Obama's energy plan is big trouble

If President Obama has his way with cap-and-trade on energy, there will be a whole new round of foreclosures when people find they can't afford to heat and cool their oversized homes and still make the mortgage payments. Carl H. Stine, Appling

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/01/let_516659.shtml
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