Plant Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

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Court of Appeals sends Plant Vogtle challenge back to lower court

Groups challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision to continue the Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite billions in cost overruns will have another chance to make their case that the decision was procedurally flawed and unl...

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GA Appeals Court Sends Vogtle Challenge Back to Superior Court

ATLANTA, GA - Groups challenging the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision to continue the Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite billions in cost overruns will have another chance to make their case that the decision was procedurally flawed...

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Georgians: Tell the Public Service Commission to reject Georgia Power’s proposed fee hike

Georgia Power is looking to charge customers more for electricity, including making it harder for customers to save money by consuming less. The utility’s rate increase proposal, now before the Georgia Public Service Commission, would nearly double m...

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Georgia Power’s longterm energy plan provides little relief from high bills

Georgia Power has filed its latest long-term plan for meeting Georgia’s future energy needs, including plans for coal retirements, but missed the mark on meaningful investments in energy efficiency and affordable rooftop solar programs that would hel...

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Georgia Power’s Long-Term Energy Plan Fails to Address Georgians’ High Energy Costs

Atlanta, GA—Georgia Power has filed its latest long-term plan for meeting Georgia’s future energy needs, which includes plans for coal retirements, yet fails to include meaningful investments in energy efficiency and affordable rooftop solar...

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Groups Challenge Ruling Dismissing Appeal of Flawed Plant Vogtle Decision

ATLANTA, GA—Georgia groups are challenging a ruling from the Fulton County Superior Court late last month, which dismissed their appeal of the Public Service Commission’s decision approving forecast cost increases at Plant Vogtle, where the price...

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Georgia groups challenge ruling dismissing appeal of flawed Plant Vogtle decision

Georgia groups are challenging a ruling from the Fulton County Superior Court late last month, which dismissed their appeal of the Georgia Public Service Commission’s decision approving forecast cost increases at Plant Vogtle, where the price tag to...

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Court Holds First Hearing in Challenge to Georgia Public Service Commission’s Approval of Plant Vogtle Cost Increases

Atlanta, GA—Today Georgia groups argued before a Fulton County Superior Court in their challenge to the Georgia Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision to approve a revised price tag amounting to billions of dollars in cost overruns for the Plant...

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Georgia Power ignores rising costs, partner concerns to force Vogtle forward

Late yesterday, Georgia-based Oglethorpe Power Corporation voted to move forward with the ill-fated Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite significant concerns about recent and future multi-billion dollar cost increases. Oglethorpe is one of four u...

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Georgia Power Drags Reluctant Project Owners into Continuing Flawed Vogtle Expansion

ATLANTA, GA—Late yesterday, Oglethorpe Power Corporation voted to move forward with the ill-fated Vogtle nuclear expansion project despite significant concerns about recent and future multi-billion dollar cost increases.  As the final project owner...

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Vogtle project costs soar once again

Less than a year after the Georgia Public Service Commission approved a several billion dollar cost increase at the troubled Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project, utility shareholders revealed last week that the total project price tag has jumped u...

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SELC seeks to bring backdoor Vogtle dealings to light

Georgia groups have filed a joint motion to uncover additional evidence of behind-closed-doors discussions between Georgia Power and some of the Georgia Public Service Commissioners in the days leading up to the commission’s decision to continue the...

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Groups Request Evidence of Behind-Closed-Doors Discussions between Georgia Power, PSC

Atlanta, GA—Georgia groups have filed a joint motion to uncover additional evidence of behind-closed-doors discussions between Georgia Power and some of the Public Service Commissioners in the days leading up to the Commission’s decision to continue...

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Groups challenge approval of Plant Vogtle cost increases

SELC, Partnership for Southern Equity, and Georgia Interfaith Power and Light are challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s decision to approve billions of dollars in cost overruns for Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion. SELC...

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Groups Challenge Georgia Public Service Commission’s Approval of Plant Vogtle Cost Increases

Atlanta, GA—The Southern Environmental Law Center, Partnership for Southern Equity, and Georgia Interfaith Power and Light are challenging the Georgia Public Service Commission’s decision to approve billions of dollars in cost overruns for the Plant...

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Public Service Commission Stiffs Georgia Power Customers, Greenlights Plant Vogtle Cost Increases

Atlanta, GA--Despite evidence that Plant Vogtle is uneconomic at its current price tag, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today rubberstamped continued construction. Commission Staff had recommended the PSC reject any price above $9...

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Public Service Commission stiffs Georgia Power customers, greenlights Plant Vogtle cost increases

Despite mounting evidence that Plant Vogtle is uneconomic at its current price tag, the Georgia Public Service Commission today rubberstamped continued construction. Commission staff had recommended the commissioners reject any price above $9...

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SELC challenges Georgia Power’s request to charge customers more for Vogtle overruns

Georgia Power presented its case during opening hearings last week for why the Georgia Public Service Commission should approve its latest revisions to the project cost and schedule for the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion. The revisions double the...

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Groups Intervene in Vogtle Cost Proceedings

Atlanta, GA—In today’s opening hearing in Georgia Power Company’s 17th Semi-Annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report proceeding, several Georgia groups are urging the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject the utility’s request for...

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SELC intervenes to stop Georgians from bearing financial burden of mismangagement at Plant Vogtle

Following today’s opening hearing in Georgia Power Company’s 17th Semi-Annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report proceeding, several Georgia groups are urging the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject the utility’s request for...

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New report shows solar, energy efficiency outcompete nuclear in meeting Georgia’s energy needs

A recent report shows that replacing the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion with new investments in solar power and energy efficiency would be less risky, more affordable, and more than up to the job of powering Georgia’s economy. Once deemed the most...

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