MEAG Power, Participant & Public Power News
Plant Vogtle Unit 3 Enters Commercial Service July 31
Plant Vogtle Unit 3 entered commercial service, adding 250 MW of emissions-free generation capacity to MEAG Power’s portfolio, an equivalent amount to power an estimated 113,500 homes and businesses.
Annual Meeting Provides Insight Into Economic, Energy Future
Discussion topics included proposed legislation and the political policy environment that could affect our Participant communities, industry changes, trends and challenges – and strategies for meeting them.
Marietta Power Receives APPA’s Coveted RP3 Designation
Marietta Power joins five other Participants holding the RP3 Designation: City of Calhoun, Albany Utilities, the City of Cartersville Electric System, Fort Valley Utility Commission and Newnan Utilities.
Proposed EPA Emissions Rules Could Entail Sweeping Changes
The rules could have a direct impact on future operations of Scherer Units 1 & 2 and potential future impact on Wansley CC, all but forcing coal units out of existence.
Participant News & Information
Hanwha Advanced Materials Georgia's $147 million project will create more than 160 new jobs in Cartersville. Cartersville Electric System won the customer choice load, which will result in 8.5 MVA of new electric load by April 2024, and an additional 7 MVA by May 2026.
Home 2 Suites by Hilton, Sheraton & A-Loft Hotels have announced new locations around the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC). College Park will provide electric service to the 3 hotels estimated at 1.5 MW. College Park will also serve water and sewer facilities.
Quality Tire Recycling (QTR), a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, is nearing completion of an expansion to their Jackson facility. This expansion includes a $1 million dollar investment which will double their operations. The city will be serving the load.
Sylvester’s long history of agriculture has been the perfect base to build on as the community looks to attract enterprises that want labor infused with a hard-working farm ethic and workers with production-line expertise. Today, this well-located city boasts quick access to the Port of Savannah, affordable company sites and a local leadership intent on creating positive partnerships with a diversity of industries, including their homegrown agribusinesses.
On July 31, Plant Vogtle Unit 3 entered commercial service, adding 250 MW of emissions-free generation capacity to MEAG Power’s portfolio, an equivalent amount to power an estimated 113,500 homes and businesses. On July 28, Vogtle Unit 4 received the 103(g) finding from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), signifying that the unit has been constructed and will be operated in conformance with the Combined License and NRC regulations.
MEAG Power Delivered Energy
- 56% Nuclear
- 6% Hydro
- 22% Gas
- 9% Coal
- 7% Net Purchases
*12-month rolling average, as of July 2023
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