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PSC to Hold Regular Committee Meetings on May 16, 2019
Atlanta, May 15, 2019 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) will hold itsregularly scheduled Telecommunications, Facilities Protection and Energy and committeemeetings on Thursday May 16, 2019.
Commission Reminds Georgians to Stay Safe by Calling 811 before Digging: April Is National Safe Digging Month
ATLANTA, April 8, 2019 – The Georgia Public Service Commission reminds all Georgians that April is National Safe Digging Month. The law requires anyone who plans to excavate where underground utilities are located to call 8-1-1 before they dig. The process is simple and can prevent major damage that can endanger and inconvenience our communities and cause economic disruption. Damage from excavation activities to gas and water pipelines, along with sewer systems and buried distribution power lines, remains a leading cause of utility incidents resulting in death or injury.
Commission to Begin Hearings on Georgia Power 2019 Integrated Resources Plan First Hearing on April 8, 2019
Atlanta, April 2, 2019 - The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) will begin its scheduled review of the Georgia Power Company 2016 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in Dockets 42310 and 42311 on Monday April 8, 2016 at 9 a.m. The hearing will continue on Tuesday April 9, 2016 and on Wednesday April 10, 2016 (if necessary.) The hearing in Room 110 at 244 Washington Street, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia.
Commission Approves Settlement and the Combining of Vogtle Construction Monitoring Reports 20 and 21
ATLANTA, February 19, 2019 – The Georgia Public Service Commission today approved by a vote of 4-1 a settlement agreement in the Georgia Power 19th Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report for the reporting period of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. This decision closes out the 19th Semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report in Docket 29849. Voting for the stipulation were Commissioners Lauren “Bubba” McDonald, Tim Echols, Chuck Eaton and Jason Shaw. Voting no was Commissioner Tricia Pridemore.
Commissioner Pridemore Statement on Her Vote on the 19th Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report
ATLANTA, February 19, 2019 – Commissioner Tricia Pridemore issued this statement today following her dissenting vote on the stipulation to resolve the 19th Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report. Because the nature of a Stipulation requires Commissioners to adopt ALL sections in their entirety – without deletion or change, I am a NO vote on Docket #29849 – per the agreed upon Stipulation by Georgia Power Company and the Public Service Commission Public Interest Advisory Staff.
Commission Sets Hearing and Filing Schedule for Georgia Power Company Integrated Resource Plan and for the Atlanta Gas Light Company Rate Case
ATLANTA, February 5, 2019 – Setting the first hearing and decision schedules for a busy 2019, the Georgia Public Service Commission today approved the hearing, filing and decision schedule for the Georgia Power 2019 Integrated Resource Plan(IRP) in Dockets 42310 and 42311 and the expected Atlanta Gas Light Company base rate in Docket 42315. All hearings will begin at 9 a.m. in the Commission hearing room, Room 100, 244 Washington Street, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30334.
Georgia Public Service Commission Faces Busy and Challenging Case Load in 2019
ATLANTA, January 28, 2019 – The Georgia Public Service Commission will face an unprecedented number of major proceedings and rate cases in 2019, beginning with the filing of Georgia Power Company’s Integrated Resource Plan on January 31. Both investor owned utilities, the Georgia Power Company and the Atlanta Gas Light Company, are expected to ask for increases in their base rates.
Newest Commissioner Takes Seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission
ATLANTA, January 3, 2019 – Jason Shaw takes his seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission today following his swearing in today by Governor Nathan Deal. Deal appointed Shaw to fill the unexpired term of Doug Everett who retired as of December 31, 2018.