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Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

...of about 100 nuclear plants was nearly 93 percent, exceeding fossil-fuel generation and power produced by renewable energy sources. In fact, nuclear power supplied nearly one-fifth of the nation's electricity, while wind energy produced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/put-coal-and-nuc
Support cleaner energy

...caused 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-27/support-cleaner-energy
Apple unveils free recycling of all its devices, vows to increase reliance on renewable energy

...atmosphere," Jackson said.About 94 percent of the power in Apple's offices in the world is now supplied by renewable energy sources, up from 35 percent in 2010, according to the company. Apple is building a new 2.8-million-square-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/apple-unveils-free-recycli
Guest Column: Positive polls signal bright future for nuclear energy

...nuclear power in a directive requiring the federal government to purchase 20 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020. Anyone who talks about a lack of support for nuclear power simply hasn't done the math.The poll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-12-28/guest-column-pos
Georgia Power rate hike approved, costing average customer $100 a year by 2016

...federally mandated upgrades to coal plants the environmental organization would prefer to see replaced by cleaner renewable energy sources, such as wind. Among the facilities targeted for upgrades is Plant McIntosh in Effingham County."We are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-18/georgia-power-rate-hike-appr
Renewable energy facility announced for Augusta Corporate Park

...Augusta Renewable En er gy LLC will process used coffee grounds from the new Starbucks soluble plant as its primary renewable-energy source after the facility opens next year, according to an announcement from the Augusta Economic Develop ment Authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-07/renewable-e
Earth isn't flat

...be for the federal government to incentivize and cheerlead and accelerate the development of alternative and renewable energy sources while not hindering production of existing sources of mass energy.That's not saying the Earth is flat. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-15/earth-isnt-flat
Georgia Power says closing coal plant won't make room for solar

...it has become the focus of debate about whether the state's largest electric utility should rely more on renewable energy sources."I think this is so weighty that we had to have this to make sure that I knew all that I needed to know going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-10/georgia-power-says-closing
Don't stifle nuclear power

...energy resources and conservation alone can meet our needs. Despite state mandates and government subsidies for renewable energy sources, solar and wind power combined meet only 2 percent of the nation's energy demand. Because they are intermittent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/dont-stifle-nuclear-powe
Public Service Commission hopefuls push for renewable energy

...Republicans on the Public Service Commission agreed at a forum Thursday that the state should shift toward more renewable energy sources, and they blasted the absent incumbents for accepting contributions from utility executives and lawyers.Commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-07