Tag Archives: Jim Clarkson

PSC likely to eliminate rate hearings for Atlanta Gas Light

The Public Service Commission will be voting soon on a proposal that would allow Atlanta Gas Light essentially to set its own rates . . .

Tags: Atlanta Gas Light , Bobby Baker , Jim Clarkson , PSC , rate mechanism

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

‘Time to quit bragging about savings that no longer exist’

The economic arguments for Georgia Power’s nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle are getting weaker and weaker, in the eyes of this energy consultant . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: cost overruns , Georgia Power , Jim Clarkson , nuclear reactor , Plant Vogtle

Ga. Power will reduce fuel costs it charges customers

Georgia Power says it will cut the rates it charges customers to recover the fuel costs associated with generating electricity, a move spurred by dropping demand for electricity and reduced costs of natural gas . . .

Tags: Angela Speir , Bobby Baker , Chuck Eaton , fuel recovery rates , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , Jim Clarkson , natural gas costs , PSC , Stan Wise

Here’s a PSC filing that’s fun to read

A sharp-tongued energy consultant whomps the Public Service Commission upside the head with a verbal two-by-four in his comments criticizing the PSC decision to give money to Atlanta Gas Light for a network of compressed natural gas fueling stations . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: AGL Resources , CNG fueling stations , Jim Clarkson , PSC , universal service fund

PSC wraps up Ga. Power rate hearings

The PSC holds its final hearing Wednesday on the Georgia Power rate hike and is expected to approve it by Dec. 21 . . .

Tags: AARP , Ann Daiss , Clare McGuire , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , Jim Clarkson , PSC , rate increase