ATLANTA, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Georgia Power and Post Properties joined together at a special event at Post's Atlanta headquarters. At the event, which also included electric vehicle (EV) test drives and sustainability focused activities including urban gardening, Georgia Power recognized the premier residential apartment company for its commitment to EVs. Following the installation of 75 EV charging stations at 15 Atlanta-area properties, Post received a rebate check for $71,500 from Georgia Power. Post's initiative is the single largest charging project undertaken by any multi-family housing organization in Atlanta to date.
"We congratulate Post Properties for recognizing the value that offering EV charging can bring to residents and visitors to their properties," said Pedro Cherry, senior vice president for Georgia Power's Metro Atlanta region. "Having EV charging in place where drivers live and work is an essential component of our strategy for growing the EV market in Georgia and we appreciate the continued collaboration with Post."
Georgia Power is committed to assisting customers with their EV energy needs and advancing Georgia as an EV-friendly state. The company offers EV charger rebates for business and residential customers, a special rate for EV customers and is working to develop public charging infrastructure across the state. To learn more about driving electric with Georgia Power, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com/EV.
About Georgia Power
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), one of the nation's largest generators of electricity. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, 21st century coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower) and Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower).
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