Nuclear costs loom over races for Georgia utility regulator

Associated Press: The shadow of two nuclear reactors that Georgia Power Co. is building near Waynesboro hangs over two statewide elections for the Georgia Public Service Commission. Although the reactors are now getting so close to completion that they are likely to enter service, whoever is elected will have to deal with the $25 billion project’s ultimate impact on customer bills.

The five-person utility regulatory body is currently all Republican, with two members up for reelection this year.

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