Decision Looms On Georgia Power Plan

power_plant_smoke_stack_nick_humphries_flickr_o_5_0By Joshua Stewart

7/2/13 ATLANTA — The state Public Service Commission votes July 11 on Georgia Power’s 20-year plan, the road map for providing electricity to 2.4 million customers. That includes the mix of fuels the company will use and the efforts the company undertakes to get customers to use less energy.

This happens every few years. But this time, Georgia Power also wants to retire 16 coal- and oil-fired power-generating units at six power plants.

PSC Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald said at a hearing in April that this version of Georgia Power’s plan “is filled with the most-significant issues” of any Integrated Resources Plan in the last decade.

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