Tag Archives: Public Service Commission

For Plant Vogtle, the magic number is 9 billion

The Public Service Commission must decide next week whether the Plant Vogtle nuclear project will continue . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , Public Service Commission

PSC grants more review time on Vogtle prudency hearings

Outside groups will get two additional weeks to review the filings submitted by Georgia Power to justify its cost overruns on the Plant Vogtle nuclear reactors . . .

Tags: cost overruns , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , Public Service Commission

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

At a challenging time, Ga. Power seeks $482 million rate hike

Georgia Power files for a rate increase at a time when it and parent firm Southern Co. are dealing with some troublesome business and regulatory issues . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , coal-fired power plants , cost overruns , environmental controls , Georgia Power , Mississippi Power , Public Service Commission , rate increase , solar power , Southern Co.

House passes PSC chairman bill

PSC chairmanship bill is approved by the House; if the Senate agrees to changes in the measure, it will go to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , election of chairman , Public Service Commission , Tim Echols

Changes may be made to telecom access fund

Some Georgia legislators are taking aim at the phone industry’s universal access fund, in hopes of eliminating it . . .

Tags: phone service subsidies , Public Service Commission , rural telephone service , universal access fund

Wise stays on PSC as Cobb EMC picks new CEO

Stan Wise is not the pick for the CEO’s position at Cobb EMC, meaning he will remain as chairman of the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Chip Nelson , Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , Public Service Commission , Stan Wise

Baker looks back on 18 years at the PSC

Bobby Baker talks about the changes that have taken place during his three terms on the Public Service Commission — and not all of the changes have been positive . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Bobby Pafford , Georgia Power , Public Service Commission , rate increases

Ga. Power, PSC reach settlement on rate hike

Georgia Power and the Public Service Commission staff have agreed on rate increase worth about $600 million to the utility giant . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , Public Service Commission , rate increase

When a tax hike is not a tax hike

Why aren’t people more upset about the billion-dollar benefits that the PSC and the General Assembly are bestowing upon Georgia Power lobbyists? That’s the great mystery of state politics . . .

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