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Rent Your Rooftop for Solar Power? Maybe Soon.

Representative Mike Dudgeon has introduced legislation, which if enacted, would allow Georgia property owners to lease their rooftops for the purpose of generating solar energy. Twenty-two states...

January 29, 2014

Vogtle Power Plant Employs Thousands

The Vogtle Power Plant near Waynesboro will be able to generate more electricity than any other U.S. nuclear energy facility when completed. Meanwhile, it is creating roughly 5,000 onsite...

October 2, 2013

Georgia’s Largest Development Project is Back on Track

Delays have been overcome and construction of new nuclear reactors at plant Vogtle in east Georgia is back on track. The building of nuclear units 3 and 4 represents the largest current development...

September 24, 2013

New Nuclear Power to Create Thousands of Georgia Jobs

Officials with the Nuclear Energy Institute believe increased nuclear power is creating thousands of immediate construction related jobs and will support tens of thousands long-term jobs in Georgia...

May 16, 2013

Georgia Power Increases Biomass to Lower Costs

Georgia Power has entered into a 20-year purchase agreement with Rollcast Energy, Inc. in order to boost its biomass capacity by 53.5 megawatts. Georgia Power president and CEO Paul Bowers stated to...

May 15, 2013

The Foundation has Been Laid – 5,000 Jobs to Follow

Georgia Power has announced completion of the basemat structural concrete for Vogtle Unit 3 – the first nuclear power plant constructed in the U.S. in 30 years. According to a company news release -...

March 15, 2013