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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...

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...