Energy and power

Georgia Power challenges solar utility plan

ATLANTA — Georgia Power Co. is objecting to a proposal to end its monopoly and allow a start-up company to compete for retail customers.

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SRS suspends portable reactor development

Savannah River Site can no longer use its increasingly limited environmental management resources to pursue the development of small, portable... Read more

Vogtle license change OK'd...

The U.S. Nuclear Regu­latory Commission has approved a third formal license amendment allowing minor design modifications to reactors under... Read more

Georgia Power says Vogtle is on schedule

ATLANTA — Despite a $425 million lawsuit and countersuit over added costs, Georgia Power executives filed testimony Wednesday swearing that... Read more

SRS lab to explore solar power

Savannah River National Laboratory researchers will use two grants totaling $6.3 million to explore ways to make solar energy cost-competitive... Read more

Hearings set on proposed utility rate increase

By Sarita Chourey

South Carolinians will be able to speak out about a nearly 5 percent jump in their South Carolina... Read more

Middle Ga. 'solar farm' might offer new power source...

ATLANTA -- A proposal from a start-up business promises to lower electricity rates by rebating profits to customers if it is given a chance to... Read more

Atlanta firm plans wood pellet mill in Edgefield County, S.C.


Atlanta-based Enova Energy Group is planning a $110 million wood pellet-processing plant near Trenton, S.C., to manufacture fuel for... 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