Retailers Who Want to Profit Off Electric Vehicle Chargers Say Georgia Power Thwarting Their Efforts

Georgia retailers say that the public’s demand for Electric Vehicles (EVs) grows more and more with every passing year and, with that, so does the public’s demand for EV chargers. Those same Georgia retailers want to capitalize on that trend — but they said this week that officials at Georgia Power stand in their way.

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Georgia Power Nuclear Plant Facing More Delays

An expansion of the Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear plant in Waynesboro may be delayed once more.

Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear are building two additional nuclear energy facilities, Plant Vogtle Unit 3 and Unit 4. The project, which started in 2013, is supposed to accommodate the state’s growing population

It has been riddled with delays. Now, construction quality issues and productivity problems may lead to another three-month delay, an independent monitor said Thursday.

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Georgia Power Pushes Electric Vehicle Chargers, Despite No Proof of Demand

Georgia Power officials announced a new initiative this month to provide drivers of electric vehicles with charging stations around the state.

But in a press release, Georgia Power officials did not describe whether enough people in the state drive electric vehicles to justify the investment.

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