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Oct 22, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Georgia Power named 2014 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year by Solar Electric Power Association

 The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has announced that Georgia Power has been selected by a panel of judges as the 2014 Investor-Owned...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:45 ET
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180,000-pound CA05 structural module placed at Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On...

Oct 20, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Nuclear Science Week returns to Georgia and Plant Vogtle

 Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of...

Oct 09, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Georgia Power hosts "Change a Light, Change the World" pledge drive

 Georgia Power kicked off its annual pledge drive this week in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World,...

Oct 06, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Georgia Power places focus on literacy during Georgia Pre-K Week

Georgia Power announced today that it has joined with the nonprofit organization Voices for Georgia's Children, as well as other notable Georgia...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:39 ET
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Georgia Power rebates equal additional savings during Georgia ENERGY STAR® sales tax holiday

Saving money and energy couldn't be easier this weekend, Oct. 3-5, during Georgia's annual sales tax holiday featuring energy efficient ENERGY...

Sep 12, 2014, 13:39 ET
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Georgia Power marks National Drive Electric Week

Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric...

Aug 08, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Georgia Power helps customers fight summer heat

 As the heat of the Georgia summer returns following a period of cooler weather, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy...

Aug 08, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Georgia Power ayuda a sus clientes a luchar contra el calor del verano

Ahora que el calor del verano de Georgia ha regresado después de un período de clima más fresco, Georgia Power les recuerda a los...

Aug 07, 2014, 14:45 ET
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Learning Power returns to Georgia classrooms for fourth year

 As students across Georgia return to the classroom this month, Georgia Power's Learning Power program will go back to school as well. Learning...

Jul 15, 2014, 13:22 ET
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Plant Vogtle Unit 2 marks 25 years of operation

 This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the start of operations of Unit 2 at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga.  Since...

Jul 03, 2014, 08:50 ET
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Georgia Power launches online resource for lake visitors, highlights safety on the water

 As Georgians plan Independence Day celebrations and vacations this July, Georgia Power has launched a new online resource at...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Georgia Power helps customers fight summer heat

As the heat of the Georgia summer descends, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help keep their homes cool...

Jun 16, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Georgia Power and AFV Roadshow highlight advanced electric transportation options

With Atlanta ranked as one of the top five markets for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles nationwide, Georgia Power is joining with other energy...

May 29, 2014, 14:00 ET
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EPA names Georgia Power ENERGY STAR® campaign national pledge leader for third year in a row

 For the third consecutive year, Georgia Power has been named the overall national pledge leader by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

May 15, 2014, 09:33 ET
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Georgia Power to bring 90 megawatts of solar generation to Georgia Army bases

 Georgia Power today announced plans to build, own and operate three separate solar generation facilities on U.S. Army bases in Georgia. The...

May 09, 2014, 10:15 ET
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1.8 million-pound containment vessel bottom head placed at Vogtle Unit 4

Georgia Power announced today the completion of the latest major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga....

May 05, 2014, 11:15 ET
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Georgia Power opens new Customer Resource Center

Georgia Power announced today the recent opening of a new Customer Resource Center at the company's North Shallowford operating headquarters in...

Apr 28, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Georgia Power Employees Run 400 Miles In Two And A Half Days To Fight Cancer

Georgia Power Employees Run 400 Miles In Two And A Half Days To Fight Cancer /* Style Definitions...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Hundreds of Georgia Power volunteers "clean and green" across the state for Earth Day

Georgia Power employees from across the state will again trade in their hard hats and suits for rakes and trash bags to mark Earth Day this week....