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Tuesday
Dec192017

After Airport Blackout, Georgia Utility Faces Key Nuclear-Plant Vote

Georgia Power CEO says nuclear vote and airport blackout are ‘separate issues’

The Atlanta airport blackout could hardly have come at a worse time for Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power.

Days after the outage, which authorities say appears to have been caused by a fire in a piece of Georgia Power equipment, state utility regulators on Thursday are set to decide the fate of a half-finished nuclear plant the company is building that is years behind schedule and billions over budget...[the rest of the article is behind a pay wall].