Thu., August 16, 2012 4:39pm
Public Service Commission staff [today/Thursday] recommended the panel certify construction costs for Plant Vogtle from July through December of 2011. That means utility experts think Georgia Power spent money wisely building the nuclear plant in east Georgia.
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.
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., August 2, 2011 7:57am
Utility regulators are expected to vote on an agreement abandoning a plan to trim Georgia Power's profits if construction of a new nuclear power plant goes over budget. The elected members of the Public Service Commission plan to vote on the deal Tuesday morning. The agreement was negotiated last month between PSC staff members and the utility. It calls for dropping a plan that would have trimmed Georgia Power's profits if the construction of two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta costs the Southern Co. subsidiary more than $6.4 billion.
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.
Tue., April 5, 2011 11:53am
State regulators have delayed vote on a plan to protect consumers from cost over-runs at Plant Vogtle. The proposal would tie Georgia Power’s profits to its ability to come in on time and at cost for its estimated 14 billion dollar nuclear expansion project.
Thu., January 20, 2011 9:11am
Georgia Power is fighting a proposal that would cut its profits if the cost of building two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle runs over-budget.
Tue., December 21, 2010 4:00pm
Georgia Power customers can expect to pay 17 percent more on electricity come January. The Public Service Commission approved one of the largest rate hikes in the utility’s history, along with a nuclear surcharge to cover the financing costs of Plant Vogtle's expansion Tuesday.
Tue., December 21, 2010 9:01am
The Public Service Commission is set to vote today on the scheduled rate hikes proposed by Georgia Power. If passed, the proposal will impact residential customers over the next three years.
Wed., December 1, 2010 1:44pm
Georgia Power is calling a proposed settlement that would raise power costs a fair deal for customers, though critics want the firm to lower its profits.