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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…

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Groups Urge Georgia PSC to Stand with Customers and Deny Fee Hike

Over the past 10 weeks, through several hearings and public input sessions, the Georgia Public Service Commission has worked through difficult issues that Georgia Power has brought forth in their rate case.…

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Did Georgia Power just flinch in a rate case showdown?

Georgia Power customers have spoken out strongly in opposition to the utility’s proposal to nearly double its mandatory monthly fee. And yesterday, Georgia Power conceded that its proposal will not be adopted.

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Thousands of Georgia Power Customers Stand Up Against Proposed Fee Hike

Thousands of Georgians are calling on the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to deny Georgia Power’s proposed fee hike.

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Georgia Power Customers Speak Out Against Fee Hike to the Georgia PSC

Georgia Power's proposed fee hike is unjustified, inequitable and bad for consumers. It must be stopped. Read stories from Georgia Power customers who oppose the nearly doubling of the mandatory monthly fee,…