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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...


Apr 12, 2016, 16:57 ET Georgia Power named to SEPA Top 10 list for solar connected in 2015

 The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Electric Power Association, has named Georgia Power to its annual Top 10 Utility...


Apr 11, 2016, 13:26 ET New Vogtle timeline video showcases first-quarter progress at nuclear expansion

 Georgia Power has released the latest timeline video from the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion showcasing construction progress in the first...


Apr 07, 2016, 15:30 ET Got Power? #ThankALineman with Georgia Power throughout April

 Georgia Power celebrates the work of thousands of linemen across the state keeping the lights on for customers in Georgia rain or shine. For...


Apr 05, 2016, 16:54 ET New filing illustrates importance of Plant Vogtle expansion to reliability, economic growth

 Georgia Power today presented a detailed filing to the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) outlining construction activities and current...


Apr 04, 2016, 15:45 ET MCLB Albany solar project reaches milestone

 Georgia Power announced today a major milestone in the development of the new 31 megawatt (MW) alternating current, or 44 MW direct current,...


Mar 29, 2016, 14:00 ET Closure preparation activities underway at all 29 Georgia Power ash ponds

Georgia Power today announced that preparation activities are currently underway to permanently close all of the company's 29 ash ponds located at...


Mar 24, 2016, 13:30 ET Progress continues at Vogtle nuclear expansion

 The Vogtle 3 and 4 nuclear expansion project continues to progress with multiple milestones achieved over the past 30 days. Major recent...


Mar 09, 2016, 16:52 ET Georgia Power becomes first U.S. retail electric utility to offer Green Bonds

 Georgia Power announced today that it has completed the issuance of $325 million aggregate principal amount of Green Bonds, becoming the first...