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Needless regulation

Barack Obama has wanted to extinguish America's most abundant and least expensive energy source ? coal ? since before he took his oath of office.The president proudly told the San Francisco Chronicle's editorial board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-22/needless-regulation
Alternative-energy funds are better at absorbing oil's spill

...of energy stock funds has held up better than its peers: those investing in solar, wind and other alternative-energy sources.It's an unexpected bright spot because alternative-energy stocks have long been known as some of the riskiest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/alternative-energy-funds-a
Environmental group wants Georgia Power's profits trimmed for over-budget nuclear plant

...of finishing the nuclear plant is cheaper than the cost of building natural gas plants. Georgia Watch wants the commission to also consider the cost of completing the nuclear plant against wind, solar and other renewable energy sources.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/environmental-group-wants-geo
Augusta VA details three construction projects to keep pace with industry changes

...commissioning the uptown solar farm by mid-September and allow the hospital to start reaping the benefits of the new energy source.The solar farm, which will comply with the 2005 Energy Act, is expected to reduce uptown Augusta VA energy costs by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-07/augusta-va-details-three-con
Ga. 10th most expensive for energy sources

...consumers pay the 10th highest costs for traditional energy sources in the country, according to a report released Monday...gasoline, natural gas and heating oil. Renewable energy sources were not considered.So, even though Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/ga-10th-most-expensive-energy-sourc
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