GASP and real jobs | September 10, 2014
On June 4, AL.com published an article by Stacie Propst, Executive Director of The Group Against Smog and Pollution, celebrating the EPA’s recent proposed rule on carbon dioxide emissions for existing power generation plants. ... It is easy for Dr. Propst to say [jobs at coal-fired generation plants] are worth the gain of closing down the plants to reduce carbon emissions. But those jobs are not faceless, as Dr. Propst would portray them. They are real people with families and children with futures. They are people I know, and maybe you know some of them, too.
Hurricane season begins June 1, and as always, safety is PowerSouth’s highest priority. Forecasters predict an “active” Atlantic hurricane season for 2014, emphasizing the importance of being prepared in case a storm hits.
Factors including higher-than-normal temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean where most tropical storms form indicate this season we will possibly see an increase in tropical activity.
You flip a switch. You plug in. The electricity flows. And somewhere not far away, a turbine turns and a generator spins to produce the electricity we all depend on.
Conserving today means saving tomorrow. Rising energy costs. Climate change. These are complex issues. Lowering your monthly electric bill? That's easy.
PowerSouth realizes the importance of energy education in the communities we serve. Throughout the PowerSouth system our distribution members offer a variety of education programs for all ages. Programs include: