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Changes to H-Canyon at Savannah River Site expected to reduce waste, costs

...uranium is converted into low enriched uranium, some of which is transferred to the Tennessee Valley Authority to produce electricity. The waste minimization plan designed by SRNS supports continued use of H-Canyon.Among changes planned are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-04/changes-h-canyon-savannah-ri
Clean-energy plan flawed

...promulgated in its final form next June. More than any other statute, it will restrict the ways in which utilities can produce electricity and mandate how American families and businesses get to use it. One thing is for sure: The carbon rule would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

...allow aircraft engines to run hotter and save fuel. It will also be used to help gas-fired power generators produce electricity more efficiently.A novel electric power transformer being developed will help shrink the size and cost of underwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/electrolux-buy-ge-applianc
Geothermal plants find natural steam source running out

...MIDDLETOWN, Calif. -- Geothermal plants in The Geysers area north of the Napa Valley have tapped steam fields to produce electricity since the 1960s. The 350-degree steam rushes more than 1,500 feet up from the earth, spinning turbines that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/30/tec_316236.shtml
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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
State co-ops to use landfills to help produce electricity

Jefferson Energy Cooperative's new venture shows there's a silver lining to just about anything - even the stinky smells coming from a landfill.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/bus_389595.shtml
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Power costs are questioned

...wants to make sure Georgia Power Co. has considered making its own changes since the company's fuel costs to produce electricity also have steadily increased. "It just seems like the issues are not going away," said Mr. Burgess, one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/19/bus_450689.shtml
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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
Cost, health concerns cited in protest of expansion plan

...by not building up financing charges, ratepayers will save money in the long run, and the expanded plant will produce electricity with essentially no air emissions and minimal thermal impact on the river, according to a company report. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/13/met_507422.shtml
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