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Some Utilities Are Making it Cheaper to Drive Electric Cars

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 01.11.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

Some utility companies are starting to encourage consumers to make the switch to plug-in electric vehicles (EVs).

Kate Sheppard

Department of Energy Approves Nuclear Loan Guarantee, But Program Is Off To A Slow Start

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz traveled to Waynesboro, Ga., Thursday to announce the finalization of a $6.5 billion loan guarantee for ...

Tea Party Groups Want More Solar Power From Energy Company

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — The Southern Co. makes billion-dollar decisions that affect millions of people in Georgia, yet it has attracted little political scrut...

Lucia Graves

Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant Wins First Reactor Construction Permit In A Generation

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Federal safety officials voted 4-to-1 to approve the first nuclear reactor construction permit in almost 35 years, overriding U.S. Nucle...

Winning is Preferable

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

True story: This election season, big business in Atlanta aggressively targeted an uncompromisingly progressive state senator. They lost. He won. Ho...

Southern Company, Obama's First Nuclear Beneficiary, Has Serious Safety Concerns

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In its eagerness to woo Republicans with nuclear-friendly policies, the Obama administration plans to hand out $54.5 billion in government-backed loan...

It's Not Just AIG, Friends

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Gordon

I don't think being outdoors should be life-threatening. Southern Company, a power company behemoth providing some 5% of the United States' electricity, acts on a very different premise.