Fri., March 30, 2012 1:56pm
Georgia Power has filed a request with state regulators to reduce fuel rates by 19 percent and total annual billings by about $567 million. The company said it filed the request on Friday with the Georgia Public Service Commission.
Thu., March 1, 2012 12:26pm
New documents show that two nuclear reactors in eastern Georgia that would be the nation's first built-from-scratch nuclear plant in a generation might be delayed longer than expected. The report was filed recently with the Georgia Public Service Commission
Thu., February 2, 2012 6:00pm
Nuclear power plant expansions are moving forward in the South while they are stalled or have been scrapped in other parts of the country. The South's politics have a lot to do with that trend. Lawmakers here prefer regulated markets and smooth the way for expensive new reactors.
Thu., January 5, 2012 3:52pm
Public Service Commission asks gas marketers to meet with them and explain high prices. Federal Consumer Price Index shows rates 37 percent higher here. Natural gas was deregulated in Georgia in 1997.
Tue., December 6, 2011 8:55pm
The state Public Service Commission has approved spending $10 million to help low-income residents pay their heating bills. The money comes from a fund Atlanta Gas Light uses to extend pipelines to where homes and businesses are being built. The PSC asked AGL to curb its 2012 project requests to make the heating assistance available.
Mon., September 5, 2011 11:30am
The Public Service Commission is taking up rural telephone subsidies. The goal of the money is to insure rural Georgians can get affordable access.
Tue., July 19, 2011 8:43am
A plan intended to protect consumers from potential cost over-runs at Plant Vogtle is dead. The Public Service Commission staff withdrew the proposal after months of saying it was necessary for consumer protection.
Wed., July 6, 2011 9:46pm
State utility regulators heard arguments Wednesday over a plan intended to protect consumers from potential cost over-runs of the nuclear expansion of Plant Vogtle. More than a dozen people went before the Public Service Commission to voice their concerns over the project itself.
Sat., June 25, 2011 7:13am
A state utility regulator said he sees more room for solar power in Georgia. Public Service Commissioner Chuck Eaton told a conference Friday that he opposed solar energy five years ago because the price was too high. He said he changed his mind because the cost has fallen and the technology is more efficient.
Thu., June 23, 2011 3:30pm
The nation's first new nuclear reactors in a generation risk coming in over budget and after deadline. That's according to expert testimony presented today to state utility regulators.