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Aug 07, 2014, 14:45 ET 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...


Jun 16, 2014, 15:00 ET 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 09, 2014, 10:15 ET 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....


Nov 21, 2013, 12:51 ET Unit 4 nuclear island basemat placed at Vogtle expansion

 Georgia Power announced today the successful placement of the basemat structural concrete for the nuclear island at the Vogtle Unit 4...


Apr 19, 2013, 16:54 ET Georgia Power celebrates Earth Day statewide

 Georgia Power employees from across the state are joining together again this year to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22, by taking part...


Nov 26, 2012, 15:56 ET Next generation of nuclear operators training at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle

The next generation of nuclear operators is being trained in the most modern nuclear plant simulators in the world, at Georgia Power's Plant...


Oct 23, 2012, 11:00 ET Georgia Power's Vogtle project reaches 10 million work hours

 The workforce building the nation's first new nuclear energy facility in 30 years at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has passed a significant...


Jul 13, 2012, 16:07 ET Georgia Power Warns of Bill Payment Scam

 Scam artists are again attempting to prey on Georgia Power customers in order to obtain private information and possible access to financial...


Aug 04, 2011, 15:09 ET Georgia Power Files Updated Energy Plan

Georgia Power today asked the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval of its updated integrated resource plan. The plan outlines...


Jan 04, 2011, 11:34 ET Electric Utilities in Georgia Increase Reward for Identification of Copper Thieves

In the wake of increased copper thefts, Georgia's electric utilities are offering up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction...


Nov 29, 2010, 14:43 ET Georgia Power Celebrates 25-year Partnership, More Than $50 Million in Contributions to Project SHARE

Georgia Power and its customers are celebrating a more than $50 million contribution milestone to Project SHARE, commemorating a 25-year...


Sep 14, 2010, 10:28 ET Georgia Power Now Offering Free Online Energy Audit

In less than 10 minutes, Georgia Power customers can take the guesswork out of determining where their electricity dollars go each month.  ...


Nov 16, 2009, 13:16 ET Georgia Power, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Forge Green Energy Partnership

The nation's premier public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has signed a two-year contract with Georgia Power...


Oct 01, 2009, 16:12 ET Georgia Power Encourages Consumers To Take Advantage of Energy-Efficient Programs That Begin Today

Thursday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 4, has been designated as Energy-Efficient Product Sales Tax Holiday in Georgia. During...


Aug 04, 2009, 13:26 ET Georgia Power Offers Energy Conservation Tips to Ease Hot Summer Temperatures

As Georgia moves into the heat of August, Georgia Power's energy-saving K9 unit is on the job. The dogs, stars of the utility's latest advertising...


Dec 22, 2004, 00:00 ET Residents Asked to be Alert for Fraud Artists

ATLANTA, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Scam artists have attempted to victimize residents throughout Georgia recently in a series of con schemes....


Sep 08, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Power Crews Restore Service to 320,000 Tuesday, Focus Today on Remaining 80,000 Still Without Power

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power crews worked into the night Tuesday, restoring service to more than 75 percent of the 400,000...


Aug 16, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Power Lends Florida Utilities a Hand to Help Restore Power in Wake of Hurricane Charley

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 Georgia Power employees are working alongside utilities in central Florida to restore power to more...


Aug 13, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Power Crews Headed South to Prepare for Hurricane Charley

ATLANTA, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Georgia Power employees are headed south for storm restoration duty as Hurricane Charley is expected...


Jul 27, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Power Wins Southeastern Electrical Exchange Industry Excellence Award

ATLANTA, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power's FlatBill program recently won an Industry Excellence Award from the Southeastern Electrical...


May 21, 2004, 01:00 ET Atlanta Chamber Gives Georgia Power A+ for its Commitment to Education

ATLANTA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power was ranked head of the class recently by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce for its work with students...


Mar 02, 2004, 00:00 ET Scam Artist Uses Georgia Power Name

ATLANTA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A man falsely identifying himself as a Georgia Power recruiter has been taking money from people in metro...


Feb 18, 2004, 00:00 ET Paying Electricity Bill Online Becoming Popular with Customers

ATLANTA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Georgia Power's service offering the ability to receive and pay utility bills online through its...


Jan 20, 2004, 00:00 ET Georgia Power Announces Planned Redemption of Series D 6-5/8% Senior Notes Due March 31, 2039

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the planned redemption on March 9, 2004 of all $100 million aggregate principal...