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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...


Oct 17, 2016, 16:59 ET First class of Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear operators pass NRC licensing exam

Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone in the transition to operation of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 – members of the first training...


Oct 13, 2016, 21:07 ET Georgia Power restores power to more than 99 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew ahead of schedule

Georgia Power has restored power to more than 338,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew – more than 99 percent of all customers impacted by...


Oct 12, 2016, 17:48 ET Georgia Power restores power to more than 90 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew ahead of schedule

Georgia Power has restored power to more than 308,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew – more than 90 percent of all affected customers. The...


Oct 12, 2016, 14:43 ET Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closures

Georgia Power today announced the latest progress on its plan to safely close all of its 29 ash ponds across the state. As previously announced,...


Oct 11, 2016, 18:37 ET Georgia Power names Meredith Lackey general counsel

The Georgia Power board of directors today elected Meredith Lackey general counsel, senior vice president and corporate secretary of Georgia Power....


Oct 11, 2016, 13:15 ET Georgia Power to restore power for nearly 100 percent of customers in Brunswick, Jesup, St. Simons and Jekyll Islands today

Georgia Power is on track to have service restored to more than 90 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew, who can accept power, by...


Oct 10, 2016, 15:42 ET Georgia Power to restore power to more than 90 percent of customers affected by Hurricane Matthew by Wednesday night

Georgia Power announced today that it expects to have service restored to more than 90 percent of customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew, who can...


Oct 09, 2016, 20:14 ET Power crews face Hurricane Matthew devastation on first full day of restoration

Georgia Power crews continue the first full day of restoration following Hurricane Matthew and are experiencing the widespread devastation across...


Oct 09, 2016, 10:08 ET Hurricane Matthew restoration efforts to continue Sunday

Nearly 5,000 personnel from Georgia Power and assisting utilities made substantial progress Saturday following Hurricane Matthew, restoring power...


Oct 08, 2016, 20:56 ET Update: Georgia Power restores power to 100,000+ customers following Hurricane Matthew

Georgia Power crews have re-entered Coastal Georgia and restoration efforts are well underway with a workforce of nearly 5,000 personnel from...


Oct 08, 2016, 14:29 ET Georgia Power re-enters Coastal Georgia, restoration efforts beginning

Georgia Power crews have re-entered Coastal Georgia and restoration efforts are beginning with a workforce of nearly 5,000 personnel from Georgia...


Oct 08, 2016, 08:39 ET Georgia Power begins Hurricane Matthew restoration efforts

Nearly 5,000 personnel from Georgia Power and assisting utilities are poised to respond to damage and power outages from Hurricane Matthew...