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#TVA IS LARGEST SELF-REGULATED ELECTRIC UTILITY

TVA IS LARGEST SELF-REGULATED ELECTRIC UTILITY Mississippi is unique to the rest of the U.S. in that electricity is provided by two of the largest investor-owned utilities Mississippi Power and Entergy Mississippi) along with cooperatives and municipal utilities. The creation of cooperatives dates back to the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) in 1935 in order to … Continue reading #TVA IS LARGEST SELF-REGULATED ELECTRIC UTILITY

#SC #Utilities and solar builders at odds over price for #power contracts

SC utilities and solar builders at odds over price for power contracts South Carolina’s power companies and the solar industry are at odds over how much utilities should pay for the large arrays that continue to pop up across the state. The seven members of the S.C. Public Service Commission soon will decide how much … Continue reading #SC #Utilities and solar builders at odds over price for #power contracts

Long-Delayed #Vogtle Nuclear Plants Want To Delay Reporting How Much Longer They’ll Be Delayed

Long-Delayed Vogtle Nuclear Plants Want To Delay Reporting How Much Longer They’ll Be Delayed When centrists insist we need to build more nuclear power plants as part of the decarbonization push to prevent climate change, they ignore two very important things: New nuclear power plants are fiendishly expensive and have a lousy track record of … Continue reading Long-Delayed #Vogtle Nuclear Plants Want To Delay Reporting How Much Longer They’ll Be Delayed

Remembering #Duke_Energy ‘s Jim #Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker

Remembering Duke Energy’s Jim Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker The unexpected death last month of James E. (Jim) Rogers at the age of 71 left the energy sector bereft of one of the boldest leaders in its history. Rogers, a CEO in the electric utility and natural gas industry for 25 years, amassed a jaw-dropping track … Continue reading Remembering #Duke_Energy ‘s Jim #Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker

Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

Tropical Storm Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a Category 2 hurricane An intensifying storm system that became Tropical Storm Michael Sunday afternoon is setting its sights on the northern Gulf Coast, and forecasters say it could be a Category 2 hurricane when it makes landfall. “In fact, nearly every piece of intensity guidance … Continue reading Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote Monday’s vote on the Vogtle project could mark the end for the troubled plant expansion, but the DOE’s correspondence makes clear the stakes are bigger than a single generation project. In letters released late Friday, DOE said it understands that the choice to … Continue reading DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote

#Hurricane #Florence rains trigger possible coal – ash spill into lake at Wilmington plant

Hurricane Florence rains trigger possible coal-ash spill into lake at Wilmington plant WILMINGTON Environmental attorneys and a Cape Fear River advocacy group are looking closely at a possible Duke Energy coal ash spill near Sutton Lake in Wilmington. Charlotte-based Duke Energy, in a news release Saturday night, blamed historic rains from Hurricane Florence for eroding … Continue reading #Hurricane #Florence rains trigger possible coal – ash spill into lake at Wilmington plant