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Georgia Power asks for state OK to tap more fossil fuels to meet demand it failed to forecast

Environmentalists concerned about Georgia Power electricity plans to add 30% more fossil fuels natural gas energy.
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What Vogtle’s stumbling finish means for U.S. nuclear energy

Georgia Power was set to reach a milestone last month and open the first of two long-awaited nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle. Then came a delay — and more uncertainty.

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Clean energy quest pits Google against utilities

Google says it can’t meet its goals for renewable power unless state-regulated utilities, particularly in the Southeast, give way to market competition.
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Critics push for coal ash cleanup as state panel considers Georgia Power 12% rate hike

Regulators to vote July 21 on Georgia Power's energy plans for coal plants, solar power that will impact air and water quality
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Three Georgia power plants land on list of nation’s dirtiest

The dirtiest power plants have an outsized impact: In 2020, the 10 most climate-polluting plants in Georgia were responsible for 91.5% of global warming emissions from the power sector despite only generating 56.5% of total electricity, according to the report.
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Plant Vogtle hits new delays; costs surge near $30B

The move highlights the nuclear industry's chief troubles with building large, baseload reactors: safety and cost
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Georgia Power plans to double renewables, ditch all coal

Southern Co.’s Georgia Power utility announced a plan yesterday to double its renewable energy footprint by 2035 as it maps out a path to close the rest of its coal fleet in that time.