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Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $38,100,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $12,200,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               54,600

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $4,100,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $1,000,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           24,800

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Elba III Expansion, Wilkes County, Georgia

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Citizens for Clean Air and Water; Sierra Club PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Southern LNG, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, announced plans to significantly expand its Elba Island liquefied natural gas (LNG) … Continue reading

Georgia Alternative Energy Cooperative Turner County Ethanol Plant

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Ethanol OPPOSITION: Concerned Citizens of Turner County PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: The proposed plant, to be located near Sycamore, is expected to cost $90 million, create 50 jobs and produce 50 million gallons of corn-based … Continue reading

LS Power Longleaf Coal Plant, GA

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: No New Coal for Georgia; Sierra Club; Friends of Chattahoochee; Clean Energy for Georgia PROSPECTS: Prolonged delay BACKGROUND:  In March 2007, Longleaf Energy Associates, a subsidiary of LS Power, proposed construction of … Continue reading

Washington County Power Station, GA

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: Altamaha Riverkeeper; Center for a Sustainable Coast; Environment Georgia; The Georgia Conservancy; Georgia Interfaith Power & Light; Georgia River Network; Micah's Mission; Mothers and Others for Clean Air; Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper; Physicians for … Continue reading

Plant Vogtle, Units 3 & 4, Georgia

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Southern Alliance for Clean Energy; Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League; Georgia Woman’s Action for New Directions   PROSPECTS:  Likely  BACKGROUND:  Southern Company’s Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generation Plant is located on a … Continue reading