Tag Archives: Georgia Power

PSC holds hearing on Ga. Power fuel costs next week

Georgia Power’s fuel cost rates are the subject of a hearing next week before the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: fuel cost rates , Georgia Power , PSC

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 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 will have some new Vogtle costs to consider

Just days before a PSC hearing on the cost reports for the Plant Vogtle nuclear project, Georgia Power announces it will spend another $350 million to settle a legal dispute with contractors . . .

Tags: cost monitoring reports , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , Public Service Commission

Ga. Power settles with, changes out Vogtle contractor

Georgia Power settles a federal lawsuit with one of its contractors on disputed costs increases involving the Plant Vogtle nuclear project for $350 million . . .

Tags: CB&I , Georgia Power , nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , Westinghouse

Georgia Power will close ash ponds at 29 sites

Georgia Power says it will close 29 coal ash ponds situated near 11 coal-fired power plants across the state . . .

Tags: ash ponds , Duke Energy , EPA , Georgia Chamber , Georgia Power , Paul Bowers , SACE , toxic coal ash

Thanks to falling gas prices, Ga. Power proposes cut in fuel cost rates

Georgia Power says it can reduce monthly customer bills because of the low price of natural gas . . .

Tags: fuel cost recovery rates , Georgia Power , natural gas prices , PSC

Costs, completion dates unchanged on Vogtle, Ga. Power says

Georgia Power says there were no major cost increases or construction delays in the latest six-month report on the Plant Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Georgia Power , nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , PSC , Southern Co.

Ga. Power plans a $6.9 billion spending spree

Georgia Power wants to issue debt and take out loans totaling nearly $7 billion for capital improvement projects, filing the request just months before it will ask the PSC for a rate increase . . .

Tags: capital financing , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , power plant retrofits , PSC , rate increase , Southern Co.

Don’t expect layoffs or lower rates from merger, utilities say

Spokesmen for Southern Co. and AGL say the energy companies will remain separate business units after the proposed merger . . .

Tags: AGL Resources , David Weaver , Georgia Power , Kevin Greene , merger , PSC , Southern Co. , Stan Wise