Tag Archives: Georgia Power

Scherer Plant Shuttering

One of the major producers of carbon emissions begins a shutdown The Robert W. Scherer Generating Facility in Julliette ,Ga., is one of the single largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions at a single location in the country, emitting more than 16 million tons of CO2 in 2018 (the most recent year data is available […]

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Vogtle Greenlight

A rare win for nukes as Georgia expansion gets approval All four project co-owners—Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities—voted Tuesday to continue construction of the two new nuclear units at the Vogtle Units 3 & 4 nuclear power plant site near Waynesboro, Ga. The decision marks a much-needed win for a battered […]

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ATLiens?

Exact cause of Hartsfield-Jackson blackout still a mystery The world’s busiest airport lost power for eleven hours this past Sunday, causing over 1,000 flight cancellations putting the spotlight on a major U.S. utility. Atlanta hub Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, the primary connection site for all Delta flights and an airport that sees over 100 million passengers a […]

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Ripple Effect

Delta now says shutdown was caused by failed switchgear Delta Airlines’ day of chaos three weeks ago was bad for everyone involved: passengers, flight attendants, Delta corporate members, TSA officials, the National Security department…probably even a few German shepherds. But what caused the massive outage that led to 72 hours worth of cancellations and delays? Delta […]

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