How You Can Avoid Gas Price Spikes This Winter

On Friday I received an email from my natural gas provider offering me an early bird “discount” of 56.9¢ per therm for a one-year contract. They may call it a discount, but it’s higher than the .40¢ or so per therm offered in years past. Since natural gas prices are...
Plant Vogtle Part 2

Plant Vogtle Part 2

Two weeks ago I wrote a blog I called “Georgia’s Shame” outlining facts about the only nuclear plant under construction in the U.S. which is being built in Waynesboro Georgia. Those facts include a construction timeline that is 6 years behind schedule and costs that...
Plant Vogtle: Georgia’s Shame

Plant Vogtle: Georgia’s Shame

Last Monday the Atlanta Journal & Constitution had this headline: “Georgia Power now says Vogtle nuclear ‘likely’ to bust deadline” Once again the only nuclear power plant under construction in the United States will not meet its expected in-service date. Plant...
Energy in the next 10 Years

Energy in the next 10 Years

Much has changed in the energy industry in my 10 years as president of the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC). Having recently stepped down, I would like to share my experiences of the past decade and what I think the next decade will bring. When I began my...