Tag Archives: Chuck Eaton

Cagle says he’s raised $2.7 million for governor’s race

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle seems to be the leading money-raiser so far in the race for governor . . .

Tags: Campaign disclosure reports , Casey Cagle , Chuck Eaton , John Noel , Stacey Abrams

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

PSC takes restrictions off Georgia Power’s natural gas hedging

Georgia Power regains the ability to hedge the prices it pays for natural gas, a practice that caused the utility to lose more than $600 million in a 10-year period . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , fuel cost recovery rate , Georgia Power , hedging , natural gas prices , PSC , Stan Wise , Tim Echols

Ga. Power’s ‘hedging’ on gas prices has cost ratepayers $607 million

The Public Service Commission grapples with the question of Georgia Power’s hedging on natural gas purchases — a practice that has lost the company more than $600 million . . .

Tags: call options , Chuck Eaton , David Poroch , Georgia Power , Jim Clarkson , natural gas hedging , PSC , Stan Wise , swaps , Tom Newsome

PSC cracks down on critics of Vogtle nuclear project

The Public Service Commission begins the latest review of construction costs related to the Plant Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Chuck Eaton , cost increases , David McKinney , Georgia Power , nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , PSC , schedule delays

PSC approves $5 million to help with heating bills

The Public Service Commission allocates $5 million from the Universal Service Fund to help low-income families and senior citizens with their gas bills . . .

Tags: Atlanta Gas Light , Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , heating bills assistance , PSC , Tim Echols

Political Notes – It turns out that Georgians also like Trump

Donald Trump is as big a hit with Republican voters in Georgia — even bigger — than he is in national polls of the presidential primary race . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Donald Trump , Georgia Chamber , GOP poll , greenhouse gas rule , John Douglas , Tim Echols

PSC decides against hiring outside lobbying firm

Public Service Commission votes down a proposal from Lauren “Bubba” McDonald to retain a consulting firm to help lobby for more PSC money in the state budget . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , Lauren "Bubba" McDonald , lobbying firm , PSC , state budget , Tim Echols

PSC puts off decision on considering Vogtle cost increases

The Public Service Commission has not decided yet whether it will take up the cost overruns and schedule delays on the Plant Vogtle nuclear reactors . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , nuclear construction costs , Plant Vogtle , PSC

Eaton is reelected chairman of the PSC

Chuck Eaton is unanimously elected to another two-year term as chairman of the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , chairman , Chuck Eaton , PSC , Tim Echols