Tag Archives: Stan Wise

Can Georgia meet carbon reduction target? The two sides disagree

A legislative committee hears more comments on the EPA’s proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030 . . .

Tags: carbon emission reduction , Don Parsons , EPA rule , Georgia Power , Greenlaw , Keith Bentley , Sierra Club , Stan Wise

Ga. Power gets its rate increase from PSC

The PSC gives its expected approval to rate increases for Georgia Power that will take effect on Jan. 1 . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , nuclear surcharges , Plant Vogtle , PSC , rate increases , return on equity , Stan Wise

House committee could turn out the lights on Kidd’s solar bill

The prospects are dark in Rep. Don Parsons’ House Utilities Committee for a bill that would open up the state to more solar generation of electricity . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , Debbie Dooley , Don Parsons , Georgia Power , Green Tea Coalition , Greg Roberts , Rusty Kidd , solar generation of power , Stan Wise

PSC completes first week of Ga. Power rate hearings

The opening week of hearings on Georgia Power’s rate increase challenges some assumptions about the utility giant’s operations . . .

Tags: Bobby Baker , Doug Everett , environmental controls , Georgia Power , Mississippi Power , Obamacare , rate increase , Ron Hinson , Southern Co. , Stan Wise

Ga. Power lays out its case for a rate hike

Georgia Power told its side of the story in a $482 million rate increase being considered by the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , PSC , rate increase , Ron Hinson , Stan Wise , Tim Echols

The door is opened, just a little, for some competition in the power industry

Georgia Power, by far the biggest player among the state’s utility, may have some competition from solar providers after Thursday’s vote by the PSC . . .

Tags: Atlanta Tea Party Patriots , Bubba McDonald , Debbie Dooley , elena parent , Georgia Power , Georgia Solar Utilities , Robert Green , solar power , Stan Wise

PSC votes more solar power from Georgia Power

The PSC votes 3-2 to require Georgia Power to take on additional solar-generated electricity from other solar providers . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , integrated resource plan , Kevin Greene , PSC , solar power , Stan Wise , Tim Echols

Ga. Power, PSC staff reach tentative agreement that doesn’t increase solar capacity

Georgia Power and PSC staffers work out a compromise agreement on the utility’s integrated resource plan that does not include any additional solar generation capacity — will the PSC agree to that? . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , IRP , PSC , solar generation , Stan Wise

Wise keeps fighting against solar power

While the other PSC members seem favorably inclined to adding solar capacity to Georgia Power’s generation portfolio, Commissioner Stan Wise is still adamantly opposed . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Power , integrated resource plan , PSC , solar generation capacity , Stan Wise , Tim Echols

McDonald will push for Ga. Power to boost solar usage

PSC member Bubba McDonald will try to compel Georgia Power to add a lot more solar generation capacity in the state . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Everett , Georgia Power , IRP , PSC , solar power , Southern Co. , Stan Wise , Tim Echols