Georgia Power has asked regulators to approve its proposal to complete two huge new reactors — the only nuclear units still under construction nationwide.
The chief executive, Lonnie Carter, announced his retirement less than a month after the utility, Santee Cooper, halted the project, plagued by cost overruns.
The Energy Department report says the current grid is robust but suggests additional support for the ailing coal and nuclear industries.
June 20, 2017 Eduardo Porter ECONOMIC SCENE Could the entire American economy run on renewable energy alone? This may seem like an irrelevant question, given that both the White House and Congress are controlled by a party that rejects the scientific consensus about...