Tag Archives: Bubba McDonald

Ga. Power will shut down Stewart County nuke project

The utility giant won’t move forward with a nuclear project for which it has already spent $53 million in ratepayers’ money . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , PSC , Stewart County nuclear site

McDonald throws cold water on Ga. Power’s nuke plans

A Public Service Commissioner wants Georgia Power to pay its own costs for preliminary work on nuclear reactors in Stewart County . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , nuclear costs

Political Notes — Early voting is off to a fast start

Nearly 150,000 early ballots had been cast in Georgia as of Monday, with three weeks to go before election day . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Donald Trump , early voting , Hillary Clinton , Latino voters

McDonald says PSC nuke vote will harm Ga. Power ratepayers

Bubba McDonald said the PSC made a big mistake in allowing Georgia Power to charge ratepayers for a nuclear plant that might never be built . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power nuclear plant , PSC

PSC will delay decision on new nukes planning

Bubba McDonald asks the Public Service Commission to wait two weeks before voting on Georgia Power’s request to charge ratepayers for a feasibility study of a new nuclear plant . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , nuclear plant , PSC

McDonald to Ga. Power — If nukes are so great, ‘Put up the money’

PSC member Bubba McDonald pushes back against Georgia Power’s request to start charging ratepayers for a nuclear plant that may never be built . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Dan Walsh , Georgia Power , nuclear plant , Tim Echols

PSC could stop Ga. Power’s Stewart nuclear plans with a single motion

The PSC will consider the possibility of not allowing Georgia Power to charge its ratepayers $175 million for a feasibility study of a new nuclear plant . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , PSC , Stewart County nuclear plant

Ga. Power to spend $174.5 million on nuke plant preparatory work

Georgia Power purchased property in Stewart County for a nuclear reactor and started the preliminary planning for the facility — and wants to charge off the costs to ratepayers . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , IRP , nuclear reactors , PSC , Stewart County , Tim Echols

House bill would end Ga. Power’s surcharges on Vogtle nukes

Georgia Power would have to stop collecting early customer fees on Vogtle nukes under a bill introduced in the state House . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , customer surcharges , Georgia Power , Karla Drenner , Plant Vogtle , Stan Wise

PSC may stop early payments on Vogtle reactors

The Public Service Commission is ready to start taking a closer look at the cost increases in the Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Chuck Eaton , cost increases , CWIP surcharge , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , PSC , Stan Wise , Tim Echols