Tag Archives: renewable energy

Political Notes — I-85 repair will be finished ahead of schedule

Georgia DOT officials say the I-85 repair project could actually be finished as early as three weeks ahead of schedule . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District runoff , Atlanta City Council , GDOT , I-85 repair , renewable energy

Southern Co. acquires 3 renewable energy projects

Southern Power acquires interests in one wind-powered generation facility and two solar-powered facilities . . .

Tags: renewable energy , Southern Co. , Southern Power

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

Southern Co., Georgia Power are burned by solar critics

Southern Co. and Georgia Power executives are confronted by sharp questioning over the utility’s limited use of renewable energy to generate electricity . . .

Tags: coal-fired power plants , Georgia Power , Mississippi Power , renewable energy , Robert E. Green , solar energy , Southern Co. , Tom Fanning

Southern CEO doesn’t see much of a role for renewables

Tom Fanning downplays the future impact of electricity from renewable sources, laments the decreasing use of coal to generate power . . .

Tags: coal-fired power plants , Georgia Power , natural gas , renewable energy , Southern Co. , Tom Fanning