north carolina utilities commission
March 8, 2021 -
Relying heavily on fracked gas, the North Carolina utility giant's proposal faces challenges from environmentalists who say it would be a disaster for the climate, and from businesses that fear it will lead to big bills for unnecessary plants. The state's utility regulators will make the final decision, and they're holding a virtual hearing on March 16 to take comments from the public.
August 20, 2012 -
An energy watchdog group is running ads in newspapers across North Carolina demanding the power giant come clean on billions of dollars in planned nuclear improvements that could cost its customers dearly.
March 29, 2012 -
The state Utilities Commission's decision to give the power giant's shareholders a 10.5 percent return on investment was not supported by the evidence, argues AG Roy Cooper.
August 4, 2011 -
Consumer advocates are blasting the Georgia Public Service Commission's unanimous vote this week requiring ratepayers to bear the burden of cost overruns during construction of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle while protecting the profit margin of the Southern Company's largest subsidiary.