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DOE to approve $6.5B loan for Vogtle nuclear plant

...billion loan guarantee for the project in 2010 as part of President Obama's pledge to expand nuclear power and other energy sources.Obama and other proponents say greater use of nuclear power could cut the nation's reliance on fossil fuels and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-18/doe-approve-65b-loan-vogtle-n
Guest Column: Positive polls signal bright future for nuclear energy

...purchase 20 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020. Anyone who talks about a lack of support for...those who want to reduce carbon emissions from our energy sources and have more stable prices for energy-producing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-12-28/guest-column-pos
Georgia Power rate hike approved, costing average customer $100 a year by 2016

...mandated upgrades to coal plants the environmental organization would prefer to see replaced by cleaner renewable energy sources, such as wind. Among the facilities targeted for upgrades is Plant McIntosh in Effingham County."We are thankful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-18/georgia-power-rate-hike-appr
Faux environmentalists allowing more pollution by fighting nuclear

...people prefer to cling to the fallacy that low levels of radiation are dangerous. THIS LEADS TO our country relying on energy sources known to pollute, sicken and kill rather than a source that never has had a fatality after 55 years of providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/faux-environment
Renewable energy facility announced for Augusta Corporate Park

...Renewable En er gy LLC will process used coffee grounds from the new Starbucks soluble plant as its primary renewable-energy source after the facility opens next year, according to an announcement from the Augusta Economic Develop ment Authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-07/renewable-e
Don't stifle nuclear power

...state mandates and government subsidies for renewable energy sources, solar and wind power combined meet only 2 percent...addition, although natural gas currently is a very cheap energy source, that is likely to change as world markets for liquefied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/dont-stifle-nuclear-powe
Don't repeat past mistakes

...us an energy boom. Obama has been fighting any progress with a carbon tax proposal; huge subsidies to competing energy sources; and delays/prohibitions for obtaining resources from public lands, and cheap and efficient distribution methods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-14/dont-repeat-past-mistake
Earth isn't flat

...for the federal government to incentivize and cheerlead and accelerate the development of alternative and renewable energy sources while not hindering production of existing sources of mass energy.That's not saying the Earth is flat. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-15/earth-isnt-flat
Utilities say solar customers aren't paying their fair share

...company wants you to pay.Utilities in many states say solar-friendly rate plans, conceived to promote alternative energy sources, are too generous.Some power companies are proposing an extra fee for solar customers. Others are trying to roll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-01/utilities-say-solar-custom
Georgia Power execs grilled at PSC meeting

...or IRPs, every three years, but this one is different because of the proposed shift away from using coal to other energy sources."This IRP is filled with the most significant issues in a decade," said Commissioner Lauren "Bubba" McDonald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-25/georgia-power-execs-grille