Tag Archives: SACE

Critics blast proposed Vogtle cost settlement

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy comes down hard on the settlement proposed for the cost overruns on Plant Vogtle’s nuclear reactors . . .

Tags: cost overruns , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , PSC , SACE

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

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

PSC approves latest spending report on Vogtle nukes

Georgia Power gets an okay from the Public Service Commission on the $169 million spent on Plant Vogtle nuclear construction during the second half of 2014 . . .

Tags: cost report , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , nuclear reactors , Nuclear Watch South , Plant Vogtle , PSC , SACE

PSC urged to determine whether Vogtle nukes should be scrapped

Environmental groups want the PSC to determine when it makes economical sense to scuttle the Plant Vogtle nuclear reactors and build a gas-fired power plant instead . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , PSC , 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

PSC clashes with consumer groups over Vogtle nuke oversight

Advocacy groups keep the pressure on the PSC to adopt a risk-sharing mechanism to protect Georgia Power’s customers from cost overruns on the Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Bubba McDonald , Chuck Eaton , cost overruns , Doug Everett , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , Helen O'Leary , nuclear reactors , Plant Vogtle , PSC , SACE