Mon., July 11, 2011 7:46am
Georgia Power says it wants to add 50 megawatts of solar energy to its system by 2015. Georgia Power Vice President Greg Roberts told a conference Monday that a proposal now before state utility regulators would expand the use of solar energy beyond the power company's existing program.
Wed., May 25, 2011 3:57am
Electricity bills are coming down by less than $1 for a typical Georgia Power residential customer. The state's Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved a reduction in fuel costs by a four-to-one vote. That reduction is slight since customers saw their bills increase more than $14 a month starting this year.
Sun., May 22, 2011 11:00pm
State officials are considering a proposal that could open more natural gas refueling stations on Georgia's highways. Atlanta Gas Light has asked the state Public Service Commission to tap into a government fund to help pay for ten to 12 new stations. But they wouldn't be for the general public.
Thu., March 31, 2011 6:30am
Georgia Power has been unable to agree with the Public Service Commission's staff on a proposal to cut the utility's earnings if the cost of building a new nuclear plant in eastern Georgia runs over budget. Now, the electric company wants the elected PSC members who will meet Thursday to scrap the plan.
Tue., March 8, 2011 3:27am
Governor Nathan Deal announced revisions to his plan for cuts to Georgia's Pre-K program. In the Legislature, the $18 billion midyear budget was approved by the House and Senate. And the state Senate Ethics Committee unanimously approved a bill that would allow regulated utilities to contribute to political campaigns in Georgia
Wed., March 2, 2011 4:42am
Georgia Power is asking the state Public Service Commission to reduce the fuel charges it passes along to customers. Georgia Power said Tuesday it's proposing the $43 million annual cut because its costs for fueling electric-generating plants dropped. The company says the reduction would save a typical residential customer about 64 cents a month.