Tag Archives: Tom Fanning

Political Notes — Polls agree that Ossoff leading in 6th District, but who’s in second?

Jon Ossoff is leading all the polls in the 6th Congressional District race, but who will face him if there’s a runoff election? The polls disagree on that question . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District race , Brad Raffensperger , Jon Ossoff , Tom Fanning

Political Notes – Roberts, Bethel head GHSA oversight committee

Rep. Jay Roberts and Sen. Charlie Bethel will head up a legislative committee that monitors the GHSA; Southern Co. CEO unloads most of his company stock . . .

Tags: Charlie Bethel , Charlie Sutlive , GHSA , Jay Roberts , legislative oversight committee , Nathan Deal , Sally Bethea , Southern Co. , Tom Fanning , University System

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

Political Notes – Southern Co. concedes nuke delays

Southern Co. CEO admits that there will probably delays in the issuance of construction licenses for Georgia Power’s nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, thus adding time and expense to the $14 billion project . . .

Tags: Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Power , national debt ceiling , NRC licenses , nuclear power , Paulette Rakestraw Braddock , Southern Co. , Tim Echols , Tom Fanning