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Summer Reflections from SACE’s Policy Intern

This blog was written by Suzanne Hollis, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina studying environmental science quantitative energy systems and physics. Suzanne is from Atlanta, Georgia, and is a…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Daniel Blackman

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Daniel Blackman, Democratic candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Lauren "Bubba" McDonald,…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Lauren “Bubba” McDonald

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, the Republican candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Daniel…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Robert Bryant

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Robert Bryant, the Democratic candidate for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Jason Shaw, the…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Jason Shaw

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jason Shaw, the Republican candidate running for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Robert Bryant, the…

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Policy Matters: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 2)

In part two of our blog series about the current 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report, we examine policies behind the performance.

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All-Source Procurement: Allowing Renewables to Compete in Utility Planning

Why are utility executives surprised by all-source procurement outcomes? And, more importantly, how can other utilities replicate these results? A new paper explores the application of all-source procurement for vertically integrated utilities…

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Solar Creates More Jobs than Nuclear

Which electricity generation technology is the bigger job creation engine: solar or nuclear? Solar, far and wide.

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Is There More Trouble Ahead for Plant Vogtle Expansion? Experts testify that serious challenges remain

Expert testimony at last week’s hearing on the combined 20th/21st semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) proceeding before the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) pointed to (yet again) more trouble facing Southern Company’s…

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Georgia Public Service Commission Fails to Protect Georgians from Mandatory Fixed Fees

On Tuesday, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) made its ruling by a 4-1 vote on Georgia Power’s rate case, notably granting an ill-advised $4 increase in the mandatory monthly fee residential…