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Jun 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Unit 4 CA05 module placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle 3 & 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia – the safe placement of...


Jun 16, 2016, 16:00 ET 2016 Clean Energy Roadshow to highlight new energy technologies

For the sixth consecutive year, Georgia Power will join other energy and service companies, auto manufacturers, business and government leaders,...


Jun 13, 2016, 15:04 ET Georgia Power to cease operations of all coal ash ponds within 3 years

Georgia Power today announced the latest update on its ash pond closure strategy and provided new details on the timeline and engineering methods...


Jun 10, 2016, 13:00 ET Final reactor coolant pump for Vogtle Unit 3 arrives

 Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle 3 & 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia – the delivery of...


Jun 09, 2016, 15:30 ET Stay cool, save money this summer with tips from Georgia Power

 As the summer heat descends with temperatures forecasted into the 90s, Georgia Power reminds customers that focusing on energy efficiency can...


Jun 03, 2016, 14:07 ET Georgia Power celebrates fifth anniversary of Commercial Energy Efficiency program

Georgia Power is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its signature Commercial Energy Efficiency program in 2016.  Since its launch in 2011,...


Jun 01, 2016, 14:38 ET Georgia Power's 30-MW solar facility at Fort Benning now online

 Georgia Power, the U.S. Army, the Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI), the General Services Administration and the Georgia Public Service...


May 31, 2016, 15:00 ET Last of "Big 6" modules placed for Vogtle Unit 3

 Georgia Power today announced the safe placement of the last of the "Big 6" modules in the nuclear island for Unit 3 – CA02 and CA03....


May 24, 2016, 11:35 ET Summer school now in session with Georgia Power

 Georgia Power will once again host hundreds of students across the state for summer camps as part of its year round Learning Power education...


May 23, 2016, 16:40 ET Georgia Power promotes water safety during National Safe Boating Week

Georgia Power is joining with other organizations across the country to recognize this week as National Safe Boating Week – a time to...


May 23, 2016, 13:57 ET Georgia Power Social Media Center opens in Atlanta

Georgia Power has opened a new, state-of-the-art Social Media Center to meet the increasing demand for social media engagement and enhance customer...


May 23, 2016, 09:33 ET Georgia Power engages 100,000 students in STEM learning

 Georgia Power announced today a significant increase in the number of students engaged in its energy learning programs throughout the...


May 17, 2016, 12:54 ET Georgia PSC approves 15 percent fuel rate reduction

 The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved Georgia Power's plan to reduce its fuel rates by an additional 15 percent. The...


May 13, 2016, 13:30 ET 760 tons of new equipment placed at Vogtle Unit 3

 Georgia Power today announced the placement of more than 760 tons of major components within the turbine island for Vogtle Unit 3...


May 12, 2016, 10:05 ET Safety tips from Georgia Power for National Electrical Safety Month

May marks National Electrical Safety month across the country – a time to spotlight the importance of electricity in everyday life, as well...


May 09, 2016, 14:53 ET New savings on LED/CFL lighting available this summer

Georgia Power announced today new instant-rebate offers from the company on ENERGY STAR® certified CFL and LED bulbs at select retailers...


May 03, 2016, 16:24 ET Energy efficiency a focus at Atlanta's The Office

Georgia Power has recognized DeBartolo Construction Services, for its focus on energy efficiency in the construction of The Office apartments on...


Apr 28, 2016, 13:22 ET Georgia Power begins construction on new 31 MW on-base solar facility

Leadership from Georgia Power and the Department of the Navy (DON) today joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:00 ET Georgia Power recognizes Post Properties for commitment to electric vehicles

Leaders from Georgia Power and Post Properties joined together at a special event at Post's Atlanta headquarters. At the event, which also included...


Apr 25, 2016, 12:36 ET Georgia Power releases 2015 Citizenship Report

Georgia Power has released the company's second annual Citizenship Report highlighting the breadth of community programs and volunteer efforts in...


Apr 20, 2016, 14:15 ET Georgia Power plans to reduce residential customer bills by nearly $5 effective June 1

 Georgia Power has filed a plan with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to reduce its fuel rates by an additional 15 percent....


Apr 20, 2016, 08:40 ET Georgia Power team to host 19th annual Run for the Reason

 For the 19th consecutive year, Georgia Power employees are running across the state to fight cancer during the annual Run for the...


Apr 19, 2016, 15:05 ET Georgia Power joins with partners, elected officials to recognize Georgia linemen

 Georgia Power today joined dozens of linemen, as well as representatives from the state's electric membership corporations (EMCs), municipal...


Apr 18, 2016, 15:00 ET First AP1000 reactor coolant pump delivered to Vogtle expansion

 Georgia Power today announced the latest milestone in the construction of the expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia – the...


Apr 14, 2016, 11:20 ET Georgia Power base electric rates to remain flat through 2019

Georgia Power announced today that its base electric rates will remain flat through 2019. The announcement follows a vote by the members of the...