Getting solar panels installed on your home can decrease your carbon footprint, but it can be expensive. One way to lower that cost is by selling some of the excess power generated by those panels back to the grid. That's called net metering. GPB's Peter Biello spoke with Dr. Marilyn Brown, a professor of sustainable systems in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech about the policy.
Startup of a nuclear power plant in Georgia will be delayed after its operator found a vibrating pipe in its cooling system. Georgia Power Co., the lead owner of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, announced the delay Wednesday.
The state Public Service Commission approved a $1.8 billion rate increase requested by Georgia Power on Tuesday that embraced most of an agreement between the agency’s staff and the company presented last week.
The Georgia Public Service Commission approved a $1.8 billion Georgia Power Co. rate increase Tuesday, raising rates by 12% over three years. The move came after four commissioners tweaked a settlement between the utility and commission staff to give the company more of what it wanted.
On the Thursday Dec. 15 edition of Georgia Today: Georgia Power is raising rates, TikTok has been banned for some Georgians, Atlanta protesters face terrorism charges, and students rally against guns.
Georgia Power Co. and regulatory staff have reached an agreement that would give the electric utility a $1.8 billion rate increase over three years. That's a little above the midpoint between the $2.9 billion that the electric utility proposed and the $529 million that staff said was justified.
A joint study on the future of electric transportation in Georgia delivered a series of recommendations this week, but some proposals were tabled for legislators to decide on later.
A recent order by the EPA telling an Ohio power plant it could no longer dispose of toxic coal ash in an unlined pond, thereby polluting groundwater, could have important implications for four Georgia Power sites.
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Georgia Power Co. is still seeking a $2.9 billion rate increase over the next three years despite attacks that the utility wants too much. The state's five elected public service commissioners are scheduled to decide the case on Dec. 20.
The final several weeks of Georgia Power’s $2.9 billion rate case will determine whether state regulators sign off on plans for customers to pay hundreds of dollars more per year to keep the lights on.
Utilities from six Southeastern states have formed a coalition to seek federal funding aimed at furthering research into hydrogen as a source of energy.
Workers have begun loading radioactive fuel into a new nuclear reactor in Georgia. The announcement Friday by utilities means the first new nuclear reactor built in decades in the United States is on track to begin generating electricity in coming months.
A report released this week by the Sierra Club faults dozens of utilities that provide a major chunk of U.S. electric generation for failing to speed up their decarbonization efforts. Georgia Power is among them.
Georgia Power Co. says it will pay at least $76 million to settle a lawsuit with a co-owner over who will pay for cost overruns at the Vogtle nuclear power plant. The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. has settled with the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia.