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2009-07-16 15:42:00

ATLANTA, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atlanta Gas Light yesterday filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) asking to postpone its scheduled filing of a rate case from this November until as late as June 1, 2010. Under an agreement reached with the PSC in its last rate case in 2005, Atlanta Gas Light agreed not to seek an increase in basic service rates for five years but also agreed that it would file a rate case by November 1 of this year. Atlanta Gas Light...

2009-03-03 11:57:00

ATLANTA, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today unanimously approved a new economic development and environmental program developed by Atlanta Gas Light, a subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: AGL), to encourage smart new investment in Georgia. The new program, called "Georgia Sustainable Environmental Economic Development program," or Georgia SEED, is designed to attract and retain jobs, support projects to reduce carbon emissions and encourage...

2008-08-25 06:01:00

Georgia Power has asked the Georgia Public Service Commission for approval to convert its coal-fueled Plant Mitchell to renewable wood biomass. The company said that, upon conversion, Plant Mitchell would be capable of producing 96MW of renewable energy or enough electricity to power 60,000 homes. It is expected to have lower fuel and operating costs when compared to continued operation using coal, reportedly making the plant more cost-effective for customers. The surplus wood fuel for...

2008-08-01 15:00:47

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today asked the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval of its updated integrated resource plan, including its proposal to build two additional nuclear generating units at the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) In an application filed with the PSC, the company said the nuclear units are expected to save customers between $2 billion and $6.5 billion over their...

2008-06-17 18:00:39

By Kristi E. Swartz, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jun. 16--A state regulator plans to offer SCANA Energy a settlement Tuesday regarding the pricing of its variable-rate plan. Stan Wise, a member of the Georgia Public Service Commission, will ask fellow regulators to consider a settlement offer, according to the docket for Tuesday's PSC meeting. The item is on the agenda for Tuesday's 10 a.m. administrative session -- one hour before SCANA is scheduled to face the PSC about...

2006-11-29 09:00:47

ATLANTA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that the company is proposing to replace a coal-fueled plant in metro Atlanta with a more efficient natural gas-fueled generating unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) Replacing coal-fueled Plant Jack McDonough, located in Smyrna, with a natural gas-fueled "combined cycle" generating unit is expected to be more cost effective than retrofitting the plant with expensive environmental controls....


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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