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Georgia Power execs grilled at PSC meeting

...Service Commission.The commission will vote later this year on sweeping changes to how the giant utility intends to produce electricity in coming decades. The commission requires it to submit integrated-resource plans, or IRPs, every three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-25/georgia-power-execs-grille
Critics' numbers misleading in Georgia solar fight

...capacity of the company's power plants and a federal study predicting how different types of power plants can produce electricity. It is unlikely so small a resource could have a 40 percent impact on monthly bills.In an e-mail to supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-07/critics-numbers-misleading-ge
Georgia Power challenges solar utility plan

...Service Commission challenging a request by Georgia Solar Utilities Inc.GaSU contends there is ample sunlight to produce electricity for much of the state during peak hours at a rate below what Georgia Power charges. It wants to sell electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-12/georgia-power-challenges-sola
Analysis: Georgia quietly approves solar power shift

...seeks its own monopoly as a generator of solar power with permission to sell to retail customers. Since it can't produce electricity when the sun isn't shining, it would always be dependent on other utilities for supplemental power as well as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-26/analysis-georgia-quietly
Expect lower gas prices heading into Memorial Day

...for much of the country over the next few weeks. That means more demand for natural gas to run generators that produce electricity to power air conditioners and refrigeration units.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-18/expect-lower-gas-prices-he
US Army Corps of Engineers says it has the authority to grant Georgia water

...and Florida have argued that Congress permitted the construction of the dam at Lake Lanier to control floods, produce electricity and make river navigation easier, but not to supply drinking water. The neighboring states and communities in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-26/us-army-corps-engineers-says-it-has
Electric rates are rising slightly, but natural gas price has plummeted

NEW YORK - A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lower rates for customers. Instead, U.S. electricity prices are going up.Electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-11/electric-rates-are-rising-
Public partnerships benefit Fort Gordon, other military installations

...from the city of Hinesville.The Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Ga., worked with Chevron last year to produce electricity using methane gas pumped in from the town's landfill.The public partnerships not only provide savings but also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-25/public-partnerships-benefit-f
Waterway set to be refilled

...get the canal flowing again, and also get the mills back on line." The canal's flow also turns turbines that produce electricity at Enterprise, King and Sibley mills near downtown Augusta. Currently those mills are offline. Electricity produced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-04-14/waterway-set-be-refilled
Canal to be drained

...are in need of repairs. In addition to providing drinking water, the canal's flow also turns turbines that produce electricity at Enterprise, King and Sibley mills near downtown Augusta. "During the draining, all the turbines will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-12-01/canal-be-drained