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Protester gets off Shell ship with Coast Guard's help

...committed to reducing carbon emissions. But he says consumers will still need fossil fuels during a transition to other energy sources, and he would rather rely on oil and gas extracted in the U.S. under federal regulations than from foreign sources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/protester-gets-shell-ship-
Solar panel farm on Fort Gordon part of Army efforts to diversify energy sources

...framework for renewable energy for our customers. One that supports operation at or below the comparable cost for other energy sources," Coleman said. "We've been able to do just that. Every megawatt here we bring online will be done without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/solar-panel-farm-fort-gordon-
Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

...BUT EXISTING nuclear power plants are our cheapest energy source. Last year the average capacity factor of the U...fossil-fuel generation and power produced by renewable energy sources. In fact, nuclear power supplied nearly one-fifth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/put-coal-and-nuc
Towers of power

...next-generation Westinghouse AP1000 reactors should operate even more safely and efficiently than 1 and 2. The carbon-free energy source represents one-third of Georgia's strategy to comply with Environmental Protection Agency-proposed clean-air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-01/towers-power
The shell game with oil

...less dependent on hostile oil-exporting nations than it's been in decades. Meanwhile, the needle on alternative energy sources such as water, wind and solar has barely budged in the past 30 years.Unless a breakthrough in energy technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-13/shell-game-oil
Kinder Morgan gas pipeline to expand along Savannah River

...not necessary, and the potential for damage is far too great. We must start moving in a direction of sustainable energy sources, and this is a move completely in the wrong direction."In a Jan. 23 filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-08/kinder-morgan-gas-pipeline
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...the future of nuclear energy, the development of small modular reactors has faced funding challenges and competing energy sources ? mainly falling natural gas prices that jilted the nuclear industry's comeback ? leaving some questioning if the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
Hearing on new Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rules Tuesday in Atlanta

...dropped more than 60 percent in the last three years and the cost of wind has dropped 40 percent, he said."Clean energy sources like wind and solar are becoming much cheaper much faster than anyone had guessed was possible," Brune said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/hearing-new-environmental-pr
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.So far, it's not working.Quality and cost problems have cropped up again, raising questions about whether nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power
Support cleaner energy

...by climate change.We can counter climate change and clean the air we breathe by converting to clean, renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind energy, which also will create jobs here. Georgia has a great deal of potential in solar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy