Tue., June 18, 2013 2:25pm
Georgia Power made its final presentations Tuesday to state utility regulators considering the company’s 20-year plan. The company is asking the Georgia Public Service Commission to retire 16 coal- and oil-fired generating units at six power plants.
Mon., April 8, 2013 9:00am
A Republican utility regulator in Georgia wants to charge low-income customers for their government-subsidized telephone service. H. Doug Everett says the Lifeline program has been abused.
Thu., February 21, 2013 11:12am
State regulators have approved Georgia Power's costs so far to build two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro. The Georgia Public Service Commission gave the approval at a meeting Tuesday, but also asked for new projections for when the work will be finished.
Mon., February 4, 2013 4:25pm
Increased use of natural gas is at the top of Georgia Power's to-do list according to the company's new 20-year plan. Georgia Power is required to submit a long-range plan every three years to the Public Service Comission. In its latest version, the company highlights the need for many different sources of energy.
Wed., January 16, 2013 11:29am
The Georgia Public Service Commission has voted to impose fees on cellphones being offered through the Lifeline program after it was targeted in widespread fraud and abuse allegations. The Lifeline program is intended to provide discounted cellphone service to low-income Georgians. The new rules call for a minimum $5 monthly fee for people receiving cellphones through the program.
Tue., November 27, 2012 6:26pm
There may be more delays ahead for two new nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia. That’s what executives with Georgia Power’s parent company told the Georgia Public Service Commission Tuesday.
Mon., November 26, 2012 5:20pm
Georgia Power will explain its construction costs for Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia Tuesday. It’s part of the Georgia Public Service Commission’s regular six-month review of how money gets spent.
Tue., July 31, 2012 6:55am
Challengers in the Republican primary are attempting to unseat two incumbents on Georgia's Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities. Also, Georgia voters will consider several nonbinding questions on Tuesday’s primary ballot, including whether they want to place a cap on lobbyist spending.
Mon., July 9, 2012 4:10pm
Solar array in Upson County is up and running. Georgia Power is contracting to buy more solar between now and 2015. Three additional facilities planned.
Wed., June 13, 2012 4:39pm
Southern Company has spent $1.8 billion dollars so far on two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. The once-secret number was revealed at a public hearing on the project's cost, estimated at $6 billion. The Public Service Commission is overseeing construction costs at the nation's first new nuclear reactors in three decades.