Tag Archives: coal-fired plants

Court temporarily blocks EPA’s Clean Power Plan

U.S. Supreme Court says the EPA cannot enforce its Clean Power Plan while legal challenges to it are still pending in court . . .

Tags: Clean Power Plan , coal-fired plants , EPA , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Sam Olens , Tim Echols , U.S. Supreme Court

Ga. Power energy plan leaves most coal plants in operation

To the dismay of environmentalists, the utility’s new Integrated Resource Plan does not propose to shut down its older, coal-fired power plants . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , EPA , Georgia Power , integrated resource plan , PSC , renewable energy , SACE , Sierra Club

New report urges closing of coal-fired plant in Rome

A new report from an energy think tank recommends that Georgia Power close one of its coal-fired power facilities, Plant Hammond in Rome . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , Georgia Power , Plant Hammond , SACE

PSC, environmentalists clash over EPA rules for power plant emissions

EPA holds major hearing in Atlanta on proposed regulations to restrict the emission of greenhouse gases by power plants . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , EPA , federal regulations , Georgia Power Co. , greenhouse gases , power plants , PSC , SACE

Ga. Power seeks to close 15 fossil-fueled generation units

With the price of natural gas dropping, Georgia Power asks the PSC to allow the shutdown of 15 generation facilities powered by coal and oil . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , generation facilities , Georgia Power , natural gas , PSC

Report urges retirement of coal-fired power plants

New report says it would be more cost-effective for Georgia Power to shut down coal-fired power plants rather than install pollution controls on them . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , Georgia Power , pollution controls , solar power , Union of Concerned Scientists

PSC okays plans to close coal- and oil-fired power plants

PSC approves Georgia Power’s proposal to decertify three fossil-fuel electric generation plants . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , decertify , Georgia Power , PSC , Purchase Power Agreements

Alchemy and the Public Service Commission

Former PSC member Bobby Baker outlines the latest regulatory scheme by Georgia Power by take money from the pockets of ratepayers . . .

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PSC opens hearings on Ga. Power plant closings

The PSC will have to make some hard decisions on who pays for the coal-fired generation plants that Georgia Power wants to retire . . .

Tags: air pollution , coal-fired plants , decertification , EPA , Georgia Power , greenhouse gases , Plant Branch , Plant Mitchell , PSC

Georgia Power will shut down 3 fossil-fuel plants

Georgia Power says anticipated air quality regulations to be issued by the EPA will be too expensive, so the utility proposes shutting down two coal-fired and one oil-fired generation facilities . . .

Tags: coal-fired plants , EPA , Georgia Power , pollution regulations , PSC