Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 21:35:53 +0000

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been promoting and tracking clean energy in the US Southeast for many years. It now puts out an annual Solar in the Southeast report. Along with state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, SACE actually calculates and shares installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities

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Energy Groups Supply Gear, Donate Millions to Fight COVID-19

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:16:42 +0000

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Energy companies and equipment suppliers to the power generation industry have been at the forefront of efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Utilities have suspended shutoffs of services to customers impacted by the economic crisis, and have instituted protocols to maintain proper staffing levels to ensure the reliable delivery of electricity during a time when […]

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COVID-19 May Delay Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:32:10 +0000

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Southern Co. in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1 said the COVID-19 pandemic “could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities” at the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project in Georgia. The company in the filing said, “It is too early to determine what impact, if any, the […]

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Unit 4 Top Head for Containment Vessel in Place at Vogtle

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:49:51 +0000

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The two-unit expansion of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia reached another milestone March 27, with the placement of the Unit 4 containment vessel top head. Friday’s work comes about one year after the Unit 3 containment vessel top was lifted into place. “Placement of the Unit 4 top head is a culmination […]

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Utilities Plan to Keep Key Staff Housed at Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:17:39 +0000

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U.S. electric utilities and other energy companies are preparing to have key personnel remain at power plants and operations centers to ensure the facilities remain online during the coronavirus pandemic. The federal government considers power plants part of the nation’s critical infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for working with power […]

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Power Industry Weighs Impacts of Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:08:48 +0000

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Utilities and power generators worldwide are altering their business practices and developing strategies for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s particularly critical for the power industry, as a reliable supply of electricity is essential to prevent even more economic disruption. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lists utilities among the 16 industries that the […]

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University of Georgia Getting 20 More Electric Buses, Bringing Fleet To 33

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 01:07:04 +0000

The University of Georgia (UGA) has plans to add more electric buses on its campus and to host the largest fleet of electric buses out of all the universities in the nation

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Top 6 Nuclear Power Achievements of the Year

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2019 11:34:04 +0000

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The past year has been filled with firsts for the nuclear power industry. Three power plants sporting first-of-a-kind reactors entered commercial operation, while the first U.S. AP1000 nuclear project reached key milestones on its path to completion. Furthermore, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted the first early site permit for a utility to construct […]

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State Regulators Warn of More Delays at Vogtle

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:33:12 +0000

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A filing by Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) staff and consultants on Nov. 22 said Georgia Power’s expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant is falling further behind schedule. The filing Friday came the same day that the utility announced the sixth and last containment ring for the two-unit expansion was set in place. The […]

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Regulators Back Georgia Power Plan to Close Coal Units, Add Renewables

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:07:27 +0000

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on July 16 threw its support behind Georgia Power’s plan to add 2,260 MW of new renewable power generation to the utility’s portfolio, on the same day the PSC signed off on the company’s effort to decommission its long-running coal-fired Plant Hammond. Georgia Power earlier this year submitted a […]

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