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2011-01-04 10:34:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of increased copper thefts, Georgia's electric utilities are offering up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem and public safety issue. The thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system and could cause power outages in some cases....

2010-09-13 09:22:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country's municipal and private utilities turn again to building alternate energy sources for future power needs, they are faced with a daunting and uncertain financial marketplace. It is in this environment that an experienced and reliable investment advisory firm can make a considerable difference in the large, complex transactions that fund these new technologies. Such was the case earlier this year when the Municipal Electric Authority of...

2010-07-06 10:28:00

ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Georgia's electric utilities are offering $500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem for the industry. These thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system. In addition, damaged lines pose a danger of electrocution to anyone in the area, including...

2009-08-26 14:51:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today issued an Early Site Permit (ESP) for the two new units of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Plant Vogtle is owned by Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia [MEAG Power] and Dalton Utilities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) The ESP is another step in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) new,...

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...

2008-07-08 18:00:36

By DAVID HUNT JEA is finalizing a contract that would blend 206 megawatts of nuclear energy - enough energy to light up about 20,000 homes - into the region's power portfolio. The energy, which will be critical as the region grows, will be purchased from a nuclear plant in Eastern Georgia and make up about 5 percent of the utility's energy mix. JEA's board of directors decided earlier this year that nuclear energy should make up about 10 percent of its power. The move was in response to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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