The federal Environmental Protection Agency has begun asserting its authority over Georgia plans for the long term storage of the toxic material left over from burning coal to make electricity, so called coal ash.
Georgia Power will soon flip a switch and turn on its latest clean energy construction project: battery storage.
A push to expand community solar in Georgia is running into opposition from the state’s largest electric utility, which has been under pressure in recent years to increase rooftop solar.
A nuclear power plant in Georgia has begun splitting atoms in the second of its two new reactors, in a key step toward providing carbon-free electricity. Georgia Power said Wednesday that operators reached self-sustaining nuclear fission inside the reactor at Plant Vogtle, southeast of Augusta.
A company's plan to mine near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp is nearing approval by Georgia regulators, despite conservationists' concerns that it could irreparably damage the swamp and its vast wildlife refuge. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division on Friday released drafts of three permits that would allow Alabama-based Twin Pines Minerals to mine outside the swamp.
Georgia Power Co. says vibrations found in a cooling system of its second new nuclear reactor will delay when the unit begins generating power. The subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday that Plant Vogtle's Unit 4 now will not begin operating until sometime between April 1 and June 30.
Georgia Power says it needs more energy for new industry. Critics want to make sure the energy is clean.
Regulators have unanimously approved an additional 6% rate increase to pay for remaining costs at Georgia Power Co.'s Plant Vogtle. The rate increase approved Tuesday is projected to add $8.95 a month to a typical residential customer's current monthly bill of $157.
A new study of smokestack emissions from coal fired power plants nationwide ranks two Georgia facilities among the most deadly in the nation.
State regulators heard familiar complaints on Monday about Georgia Power customers paying more for electricity after years of being saddled with runaway expansion costs of the company's Plant Vogtle expansion.
Environmental advocates are calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to act after state regulators issued a final permit signing off on Georgia Power’s plans to leave coal ash partly submerged in groundwater at Floyd County’s Plant Hammond.
Georgia Power’s planing to substantially expand its reliance on fossil fuels to generate electricity over the upcoming decade.
Criminal charges will not be brought against the Georgia state troopers who shot and killed a "Cop City" protester.
Georgia Power will pay $413 million to settle accusations that it broke financial promises to one of its nuclear reactor partners.
Georgia Power Co. will pay $413 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the utility of reneging on financial promises to one of its nuclear reactor partners. The payments to Oglethorpe Power Corp. were announced Friday.
Georgia environmental advocates told the Environmental Protection Agency during a public hearing Wednesday their state’s coal ash management permitting program deserved the same scrutiny as that of neighboring Alabama. during a public hearing on the EPA’s proposed rejection of Alabama program.