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...five years in prison.Panel delays vote on Plant Vogtle budgetATLANTA - No decision came Tuesday when the Georgia Public Service Commission postponed consideration of Georgia Power's request to increase the budget and extend the schedule for...

PSC delays vote on Vogtle hike

ATLANTA -- No decision came Tuesday when the Georgia Public Service Commission postponed consideration of Georgia Power Company's request to increase the budget and extend the schedule for construction of...

Electric vehicles poised to play an important role in Georgia's future

...similar savings.Since I have been on the Georgia Public Service Commission, I have praised pioneers who put solar...decision. (The writer serves on the Georgia Public Service Commission and leases two Nissan Leafs. He regulates...

Georgia Power's Vogtle expansion costs increase

...the nuclear power plant's primary owner disclosed in its newest construction monitoring report to the Georgia Public Service Commission.The dates for two reactors to begin producing power have been pushed back to the second quarters of 2019...

Plant Vogtle expansion falling further behind schedule, construction monitor reports

...report from a state-hired construction monitor.William Jacobs, who monitors the Vogtle project for the Georgia Public Service Commission, wrote in a report released Monday that he thinks the new units will be delayed past their current forecasted...

Solar 'farm' for Fort Gordon?

...hurricanes and whatnot. During those times, we need to have power to still fulfill our missions."The Georgia Public Service Commission voted Thursday to allow Georgia Power to build the solar systems to meet capacity the commission ordered...

Electricity bills expected to increase this winter, natural gas to be stable

...increase about $2.84 a month, spokesman John Kraft said.The rate change was approved in December by the Georgia Public Service Commission."The biggest factor that is going to affect usage or bills is how people are using energy and how efficient...

Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan becomes Georgia issue

...legislators are expected to propose other roadblocks making the federal rule a state issue.On Tuesday, the Georgia Public Service Commission released a copy of comments it filed the day before on the deadline for public input on the EPA's proposal...

Truett Cathy's impact reached beyond his business and touched people

...afraid to challenge a person, and certainly not afraid to give his money away.We'll miss Truett, but his legacy will live on through the many people he has touched. (The writer serves on the Georgia Public Service Commission.)

Georgia Power reports 'schedule challenges' but no new delays at Vogtle

...schedule challenges" but no new delays or cost increases, according to a report filed Thursday with the Georgia Public Service Commission. Georgia Power, the only co-owner of the plant regulated by the commission, issued its semi-annual...