On Monday, the Georgia Power Company announced that it will shut down operations at its 29 coal ash ponds in Georgia over the next three years. Coal ash is the waste left over when coal is burned to generate electricity. The EPA says it is one of the largest types of industrial waste in the
Chalk one up for the good guys. 134,000 solar panels have been installed at Fort Benning, the U.S. Army base next to Columbus, Georgia. The new solar energy facility is a joint project between the Army and Georgia Power. Georgia Power has spent $70 million over the last two years developing it and they are
Georgia continues to grow, with 2.5-4 Million people expected to be added during the next quarter of a century. Those people (plus those of us who are already here) are going to need electricity. And tighter regulations from DC aren’t making it terribly easy to get that power from coal. What’s a utility to do?