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.
Mon., January 14, 2013 4:48pm
Savannah economic development officials are focusing attention on 10 countries that they say have the biggest potential for increasing business with the coastal city. The non-profit World Trade Center in Savannah recently identified large trading partners such as Canada, the UK, Germany and Brazil as targets for growth.
Mon., January 7, 2013 7:02am
Last year was the first year in Southern Company’s 100 year history that the company used more natural gas than coal to generate electricity. But while natural gas is cheap and plentiful, the company isn’t willing to convert all its plants to natural gas.
Mon., May 23, 2011 3:00am
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.
Fri., May 13, 2011 2:35pm
Local governments with fleets of vehicles and buses that use natural gas can use the stations to fill up, just as people use regular service stations. Currently there are only two natural gas stations in the state, though four more are planned for this year.
Wed., July 14, 2010 1:46pm
Georgia Power is in the process of getting rid of two of its coal plants and replace them with natural gas units.
Wed., March 31, 2010 3:35pm
Opinions range from outraged to supportive, but it's not clear how much the
Thu., January 7, 2010 4:00pm
Monroe County could be home to a new power plant powered by natural gas
Wed., October 21, 2009 1:14pm
Natural gas provider SCANA is trying to piggyback Atlanta Gas Light’s fundi