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Feb 20, 2017, 12:48 ET Cooper, Gellerstedt named to Georgia Power Board of Directors

Georgia Power announced today the election of two directors to its board of directors -- Shan Cooper, chief transformation officer for WestRock...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:05 ET Georgia Power names Bentina Terry senior vice president of Metro Atlanta Region

Georgia Power announced today that its board of directors have elected Bentina Terry senior vice president of the Metro Atlanta Region, effective...


Feb 01, 2017, 15:48 ET Georgia Power makes driving electric more convenient than ever in 2017

Georgia Power continues to advance electric transportation in Georgia through innovative programs that make driving an electric vehicle (EV) more...


Jan 30, 2017, 15:34 ET Georgia Power names Pedro Cherry to lead Customer Service & Operations

Georgia Power chairman, president and CEO Paul Bowers today announced that Pedro Cherry has been elected executive vice president of the company's...


Jan 25, 2017, 11:27 ET Georgia Power solar growth continues in 2017

Georgia Power added more than 2 million solar panels to the state's energy landscape through its various programs last year and will continue this...


Jan 23, 2017, 16:26 ET 2016 Milestones Bring Vogtle Expansion Closer To Completion

Georgia Power has marked another year of safe construction, steady progress and significant milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion site near...


Jan 13, 2017, 14:13 ET MLK Day of Service is A Day On, Not Off for Georgia Power

Each year, Georgia Power honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s commitment to transform communities through volunteering by engaging more than 1,000...


Jan 07, 2017, 19:40 ET Georgia Power restores power to 98+ percent of customers impacted by Winter Storm Helena

Georgia Power has restored service to more than 67,000 customers, or more than 98 percent of all customers, impacted by Winter Storm Helena. The...


Jan 07, 2017, 12:41 ET Georgia Power restores power to 50,000+ customers following Winter Storm Helena

As Winter Storm Helena passed through Georgia overnight, it brought snow, ice and sub-freezing temperatures. Georgia Power was prepared to respond...


Dec 13, 2016, 14:28 ET Second containment vessel ring placed at Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power today announced the completion of another construction milestone at the Plant Vogtle expansion project – the placement of the...


Dec 09, 2016, 16:52 ET Georgia Power dedicates new 30-MW solar facility at Fort Stewart

Leaders from Georgia Power and the U.S. Army joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at Fort Stewart near Hinesville, Ga....


Dec 07, 2016, 16:59 ET Georgia Power supports new At-Promise Youth Center in partnership with Atlanta Police Foundation

Georgia Power today announced a $500,000 donation from the Georgia Power Foundation to the Atlanta Police Foundation to benefit the Atlanta Police...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:27 ET Georgia Power PrepareAthon! to help customers prepare for winter weather

Georgia Power is highlighting Winter Weather Awareness Week Dec. 5-9 during the company's first-ever Georgia Power PrepareAthon! In collaboration...


Nov 30, 2016, 13:13 ET Reactor vessel placed inside Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power announced today the placement of the first nuclear reactor vessel in the state of Georgia in more than 30 years at the Plant Vogtle...


Nov 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Project SHARE continues tradition of neighbors helping neighbors this holiday season

Georgia Power is inviting customers to join the company and The Salvation Army to make a difference this holiday season through the longstanding...


Nov 22, 2016, 16:23 ET Special Black Friday deals available on Georgia Power Marketplace

Black Friday shopping has never been easier, with special deals available on the Georgia Power Marketplace beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Nov....


Nov 18, 2016, 11:30 ET Latest quarterly Vogtle Timeline, aerial flyover videos released

The latest Vogtle Timeline video is now available from Georgia Power, showcasing progress and recent events at the Vogtle nuclear expansion during...


Nov 18, 2016, 11:30 ET Georgia Power names 2016 New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients

Georgia Power today announced the selection of 41 new teachers from across the state to receive one of the company's annual $1,000 New Teacher...


Nov 16, 2016, 14:42 ET Georgia Power dedicates new 30-MW solar facility at Fort Gordon

Leaders from Georgia Power and the U.S. Army joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at Fort Gordon near Augusta, Ga....


Nov 16, 2016, 14:30 ET Georgia Power offers tips for Utilities United Against Scams Day

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Georgia Power is marking the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day (UUAS Day). UUAS Day is a...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:23 ET Georgia Power presents inaugural Preston Arkwright Award for service

Georgia Power has announced the recipient of the first-ever Preston Arkwright Award for service – Misty Fernandez, project manager at the company's...


Nov 11, 2016, 13:34 ET Doug Hertz named to Georgia Power board of directors

Georgia Power announced today the election of Doug Hertz to the company's board of directors. Hertz is an Atlanta native and has served as...


Nov 11, 2016, 11:20 ET Veterans play key roles on the front lines of service for Georgia Power customers

As Georgians say "thank you" to veterans across the state this Veterans Day, Georgia Power is recognizing the nearly one in 10 employees...


Nov 10, 2016, 16:25 ET Georgia Power Foundation funds new protective equipment for Atlanta Police Department

Georgia Power today announced a $900,000 donation from the Georgia Power Foundation to the Atlanta Police Foundation to benefit the Atlanta Police...


Oct 19, 2016, 15:53 ET Workers at Vogtle nuclear expansion top 25 million safe work hours

Georgia Power announced today a major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 – more than 25 million safe work hours (without a...