Sat., December 29, 2012 12:00pm
A subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company is pouring billions of dollars into construction of a coal burning power plant that will emit less carbon dioxide.
Thu., September 20, 2012 5:44pm
A new company called Georgia Solar Utilities filed a proposal Thursday to build a $320 million dollar solar power plant in Milledgeville. The new utility also hopes to build smaller solar plants across the state and generate up to 5 percent of the state’s power directly from the sun.
Thu., January 12, 2012 1:17pm
The largest greenhouse gas polluter is the Scherer power plant in Juliette, Ga., which is owned by Southern Company. That coal-fired power plant reported releasing nearly 23 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas, in 2010.
Thu., December 22, 2011 3:31pm
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission unanimously approved the AP1000 reactor on Thursday. The certification, to take effect within two weeks, will be valid for 15 years.
Mon., November 21, 2011 4:44pm
The state's Environmental Protection Division has re-issued the air permit for a proposed coal-fired power plant in Georgia after the plant addressed issues identified earlier by a judge. Backers hope to begin construction on Plant Washington in Sandersville, about 60 miles east of Macon, in 2012 or 2013.