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Trump administration seeks to subsidize coal, keep old plants burning

President Trump is seeking to subsidize over-budget nuclear reactors and outdated coal facilities while ordering his energy secretary to halt the...

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...

Citizens oppose state weakening of coal ash rules in N.C.

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s proposal to dilute protections against Duke Energy’s coal ash pollution in the state is gene...

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...

Dominion Energy’s potential purchase of S.C. utility would come with expensive strings attached

The Dominion Energy purchase of the South Carolina utility SCANA, announced recently, would still force South Carolina power customers to pay for...

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 con...

Nashville-area neighbors band together as natural gas infrastructure encroaches

Heather Hixson remembers feeling overwhelmed as she first learned about, and then tried to wrap her head around, what was happening in her new ne...

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 revisi...

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 g...

Repeal of Clean Power Plan puts coal profits ahead of health, communities

Trump-appointed EPA Chief Scott Pruitt announced plans to repeal the landmark Clean Power Plan designed to address carbon pollution and climate c...

S.C. must fix flawed utility process and pursue solar to meet state’s power demands

The financial meltdown rippling from the failed V.C. Summer nuclear power station must spark changes in the way regulators consider new utility p...

Dominion plans put profits ahead of public necessity

Expert analysis filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission today reveals that Dominion Energy customers will end up paying between $1.6...

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