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May 20, 2015, 15:12 ET
Valerie Hendrickson | Vice President, Corporate Communication | Georgia Power

Hendrickson to lead Georgia Power Corporate Communication

 Georgia Power announced today that Valerie Hendrickson has been elected by its board of directors to lead the company's Corporate...

May 19, 2015, 13:02 ET
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Georgia Power launches 2015/2016 ASI Distributed Generation program

 Georgia Power has announced the launch of the 2015/2016 Advanced Solar Initiative (ASI) Distributed Generation (DG) program soliciting DG...

May 15, 2015, 17:26 ET
Leaders from Georgia Power, the Georgia Public Service Commission, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives and the General Services Administration break ground on the Georgia 3x30 solar project at Fort Gordon near Augusta, Ga.

Construction to begin on Georgia Power Georgia 3x30 solar projects

Georgia Power this week started construction on new solar projects at Georgia Army bases Fort Gordon near Augusta and Fort Stewart near Savannah....

May 14, 2015, 08:40 ET
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Georgia Power marks signing of groundbreaking solar legislation into law

 Georgia Power today marked this week's signing of Georgia House Bill 57, or the Solar Power Free Market Financing Act, by Georgia Governor...

May 13, 2015, 16:31 ET
Leaders from Georgia Power, Southern Wholesale Energy, United Renewable Energy LLC and Dalton Utilities gathered this past week for a ribbon-cutting to mark the latest expansion of the Dalton Solar Plant in Dalton, Ga.

Third phase of Dalton Solar Plant now online

 Leaders from Georgia Power, Southern Wholesale Energy, United Renewable Energy LLC and Dalton Utilities gathered this past week for a...

May 06, 2015, 17:10 ET
Georgia Power rolls out new fleet of EVs.

Georgia Power rolls out new statewide EV fleet

 As the early summer sun rose on the parking lot of Georgia Power headquarters in Atlanta this morning, hundreds of Georgia Power employees,...

May 01, 2015, 11:47 ET
Craig Barrs, Executive Vice President, Georgia Power Customer Service & Operations

Georgia Power names new leaders for Customer Service & Operations, External Affairs organizations

Georgia Power announced today that Craig Barrs has been named executive vice president of the company's Customer Service & Operations...

Apr 22, 2015, 05:00 ET
Georgia Power offers the Top 5 Energy Efficiency Tips for Earth Day 2015. Saving money and energy around the house is easy this Earth Day. Visit GeorgiaPower.com/Save for more ways to save, including available rebates and incentives.

Georgia Power offers Top 5 Home Energy Efficiency Tips for Earth Day

This Earth Day, as Georgians consider ways to "go green," Georgia Power is encouraging customers to consider simple improvements around the house...

Apr 17, 2015, 15:54 ET
Georgia Power Chairman, President & CEO Paul Bowers discusses the importance of the Fort Benning 30 MW solar project to the state at the base on Friday, April 17. Bowers also noted the company's commitment to enhancing Georgia's position as a solar leader, and the extensive collaboration between the utility, the state's PSC and the U.S. Army needed to bring the project to construction.

Georgia Power marks groundbreaking of Fort Benning solar project

 Leadership from Georgia Power, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) and the General Services Administration (GSA)...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:26 ET
Georgia Power line crews work to safely clear damage and restore power to customers following a summer storm.

Georgia Power marks Lineman Appreciation Week

 Georgia Power announced today, that for the third year in a row, the company is partnering with other utilities, elected officials and...

Mar 19, 2015, 15:15 ET
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Georgia Power illuminates savings on ENERGY STAR® certified CFLs and LEDs

 Georgia Power announced today a series of special offers on ENERGY STAR® certified CFL and LED lighting at participating retailers...

Feb 24, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Georgia Power marks Engineers Week with focus on STEM education

 Throughout this week, Georgia Power is recognizing current and future engineers as part of the annual Engineers Week celebration. Engineers...

Feb 11, 2015, 18:15 ET
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Georgia Power helps customers Get Current. Drive Electric.(TM) with new residential EV charger rebate program

 Georgia Power announced today the latest addition to its industry-leading electric transportation program – electric vehicle (EV)...

Feb 04, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Georgia Power helps Georgia's K-12 schools reduce energy costs

 Georgia Power announced today that it has awarded $2.5 million in rebates to K-12 schools across the state for making energy-efficient...

Jan 16, 2015, 15:30 ET

No pase frío y ahorre energía este invierno con Georgia Power

 Ante la primera ola de frío de 2015 que afecta a Georgia este mes y con la predicción de un invierno más frío de lo...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:50 ET
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Stay warm, save energy this winter with Georgia Power

With the first cold snap of 2015 hitting Georgia this week, and a colder than normal winter predicted, Georgia Power reminds customers that...

Dec 12, 2014, 19:00 ET
Cooling Tower at Georgia Power's new Plant Vogtle nuclear site near Augusta, Ga. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia Power)

Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress

 On Thursday, Dec. 11, Georgia Power and construction partners Westinghouse and CB&I joined community leaders and project workers at a...

Dec 09, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Georgia Power "on the go" with new mobile app

 Georgia Power announced today the launch of its new mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The app, which can be downloaded for free...

Nov 26, 2014, 14:35 ET
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Georgia Power launches annual Project SHARE holiday campaign

 With Thanksgiving marking the beginning of the holiday season, Georgia Power has announced the return of its annual Project SHARE...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Georgia Power names 2014 New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients

Georgia Power announced today that it has selected 42 new public school teachers from across the state to receive one of the company's annual...