Join GA WAND for Burke County Energy Equity Forum

Georgia WAND is joining with our coalition partners from Partnership for Southern Equity’s Just Energy Circle to host an Energy Equity Forum for residents in Burke County. Please join us! Presentations will include: What is Energy Equity? Who regulates the industry and How do you contact the Public Service Commission …

Vogtle Update and Next Steps

The Georgia WAND squad, supporters and coalition members, such as Grandmothers for Peace, made a great showing as Public Witnesses in last week’s PSC hearing on Vogtle’s expansion. Also in attendance were the four partners’ CEOs (Georgia Power, MEAG, Oglethorpe, and City of Dalton). Georgia WAND introduced our suggestions for …

Don’t Let FERC Bail Out Dirty Energy

by Emily Weyrauch At Georgia WAND, we believe that our society and economy must transition from being based on fossil fuels, nuclear, and the Pentagon to being powered by renewable, sustainable energy sources and advancing peace. Unfortunately, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is about to throw a lifeline to …

Public Vogtle Hearings Start This Monday

Join Georgia WAND and our partners in Atlanta to oppose nuclear power Plant Vogtle’s expansion currently underway through the construction of reactor units 3 & 4. The Public Service Commission is holding public hearings on in advance of the 17th semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report in December, and this is …

Attend Just Energy Circle’s Energy Equity Forum

Do you receive electricity from Cobb EMC or know someone who does? Come to the Just Energy Circle’s Energy Equity forum: November 4 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 358 Roswell Street NE #2180 Marietta, GA. Just Energy Circle, a coalition group that Georgia WAND is associated with, is having …

Georgia WAND Builds Toward Goal of Securing Sustainable, Green Jobs in Burke County

Janie Hill Scott attended the second session of the Leadership Burke County Program for 2017, which took place on September 26, 2017. The session topics covered focused on economic development and potential influencing factors. Participants were given an overview of the Burke County Chamber functions and members, does and who makes …