Energy and power

Shortages lead to gas price hike


Despite a winter in which temperatures in Augusta reached a new record low, natural gas providers say prices to heat homes remain... Read more

Vogtle owners granted fifth extension


The owners of Plant Vogtle say they will continue to negotiate terms for a federal loan guarantee first offered in 2010 to help... Read more

AARP fights Georgia Power rise


ATLANTA -- Georgia Power agreed last month to settle for a smaller rate increase than it had wanted, an agreement that won... Read more

Southern Co. might bid on solar project


ATLANTA — Though it initially resisted expanding solar power in Georgia, Southern Co. now wants to build solar projects in the state... Read more

Vogtle co-owner picks new president


ATLANTA — The 30-percent owner of Plant Vogtle, Oglethorpe Power, announced Tuesday it had tapped a veteran of its sister company to... Read more

PSC begins review of Vogtle overage

ATLANTA – Georgia Power executives repeated assurances that the utility would be better at managing costs... Read more

Advisory board mulls SRS role in spent fuel storage

Savannah River Site’s Citi­zens Advisory Board appears divided over whether to oppose or support any plan to bring spent nuclear fuel to the... Read more

Georgia Power seeks rate increase

ATLANTA - Georgia Power asked the Public Service Commission late Friday for a $482 million rate increase, or... Read more



CEO stresses significance of Vogtle expansion

EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story did not accurately report that Georgia Pow­er plans to begin talks... Read more

Palmetto Pipeline documentary shown tonight


An Augusta filmmaker Wednesday, Jan. 13, will debut a documentary on Kinder Morgan’s proposed Palmetto Pipeline and the... Read more

Plant Vogtle work getting further behind, experts testify


ATLANTA — Work to add two nuclear reactors to Plant Vogtle is growing further behind schedule, according to experts hired by... Read more