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Jul 23, 2015, 19:58 ET

Esté preparado para las tormentas de verano con Outage Alerts y otros recursos gratuitos

A medida que siguen las tormentas eléctricas de verano, Georgia Power monitoriza los cambios meteorológicos las 24 horas del día, y...

Jul 23, 2015, 15:41 ET
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Be summer storm ready with Outage Alerts, free resources

 As summer thunderstorms continue, Georgia Power is monitoring the changing weather around the clock and prepared to respond to any service...

Jul 21, 2015, 15:38 ET
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Georgia Power receives approval for Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany solar project

 Georgia Power announced today a new, on-base 46 megawatt (MW) AC solar facility planned at the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany. The...

Jul 20, 2015, 14:39 ET
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Georgia Power offers new instant savings at The Home Depot

Georgia Power announced today the latest partnership with a leading retailer to help customers save money and energy - a new rebate and discount...

Jul 15, 2015, 16:26 ET
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SUBASE Kings Bay 30 MW solar project moving forward

 Georgia Power has announced a major milestone in the development of a new 30 megawatt (MW) AC solar generation facility at Naval Submarine...

Jul 02, 2015, 15:36 ET
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Georgia Power highlights July 4th lake safety tips

 As Georgians prepare to celebrate the July 4th  holiday this weekend, Georgia Power reminds boaters and swimmers to keep water safety in...

Jun 30, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Georgia Power to offer solar sales, installation services July 1

 Georgia Power announced today the launch of a new solar sales and installation service for customers beginning July 1. As an unregulated...

Jun 19, 2015, 14:24 ET
The 64,000-pound CA04 module was placed into the Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear island on Wednesday, June 17 by one of the largest cranes in the world.

64,000-pound CA04 module placed into Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear island

Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle Unit 4 – the placement of the CA04 module into the nuclear...

Jun 17, 2015, 17:30 ET

Georgia Power ofrece consejos para ahorrar dinero durante la ola de calor en Georgia

Mientras las altas temperaturas continuas en Georgia impulsan el uso de la energía eléctrica, Georgia Power recuerda a sus clientes que...

Jun 17, 2015, 13:30 ET
A Georgia Power representative discusses ways to save money and energy with a customer during an in-home energy audit. In-home energy audits are just one of the money-saving services available to customers as high temperatures increase use this week.

Georgia Power offers tips to save money as heat wave hits Georgia

 As sustained high temperatures in Georgia drive energy use up, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can...

Jun 15, 2015, 15:14 ET
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Georgia Power highlights EV programs during 5th Annual AFV Roadshow

 For the fifth year in a row, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, auto manufacturers and Commissioner Tim Echols of the...

Jun 12, 2015, 14:15 ET
The 650-ton Vogtle Unit 3 Steam Generator A, assembled in South Korea and delivered to the Vogtle nuclear expansion site this week.

1.3 million-pound Unit 3 Steam Generator arrives from South Korea

 Georgia Power announced today the latest major international shipment to reach the Vogtle expansion site near Waynesboro, Ga. – the Unit...

Jun 10, 2015, 13:08 ET
Sloane Evans, Vice President, Human Resources

Evans named vice president of Georgia Power Human Resources

 Georgia Power announced today that Sloane Evans has been elected by its board of directors to lead the company's Human Resources (HR)...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:30 ET
Georgia Power transmission linemen work on the new 500-kV transmission structures that will support Vogtle Unit 4.

Georgia Power marks transmission milestones in Vogtle expansion

 Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4 – the recently completed redesign of the...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:30 ET
Left to right, Latanza Adjei, vice president of sales for Georgia Power and Tim Quinn, vice president of AfterSales for Porsche Cars North America, are joined by Lisa Smith, Glenda Draper and Carl Jackson from Georgia Power at Porsche Cars North America, Inc. for workplace charging rebate presentation.

Georgia Power recognizes Porsche Cars North America for commitment to workplace charging

 On Thursday, leaders from Georgia Power joined executives from Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and more than 100 local PCNA employees to...

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...