Tue., October 18, 2011 4:32pm
Georgia’s solar industry says an old state law is stifling Georgians’ access to the energy resource. And a push is on to get lawmakers to change it. The state’s 1973 Territorial Electric Service Act prohibits anyone from selling power—except to a utility. Utility companies say it’s a vital law to protect their infrastructure investment and ensure customer protection.
Fri., May 13, 2011 12:57pm
Utilities will be allowed to contribute to political campaigns under a new law the governor signed yesterday. Watchdog groups are concerned the law poses a conflict of interest.
Thu., April 14, 2011 11:41am
Utility regulators have set a schedule for deciding whether to cut the earnings of Georgia Power if construction costs on a proposed nuclear plant run over budget.
Thu., March 10, 2011 6:15pm
The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow utilities to make political contributions.
Mon., February 14, 2011 2:17pm
Some lawmakers want to make the elected body that regulates utilities in the state more accountable to the public. The Public Service Commission recently approved one of the biggest energy rate hikes in Georgia history.
Mon., December 28, 2009 5:17pm
U.S. Department of Energy expects to make announcement soon on which utilit