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Dec 12, 2014, 19:00 ET
Cooling Tower at Georgia Power's new Plant Vogtle nuclear site near Augusta, Ga. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia Power)

Historic Plant Vogtle expansion marks year of progress

 On Thursday, Dec. 11, Georgia Power and construction partners Westinghouse and CB&I joined community leaders and project workers at a...

Dec 09, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Georgia Power "on the go" with new mobile app

 Georgia Power announced today the launch of its new mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The app, which can be downloaded for free...

Nov 26, 2014, 14:35 ET
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Georgia Power launches annual Project SHARE holiday campaign

 With Thanksgiving marking the beginning of the holiday season, Georgia Power has announced the return of its annual Project SHARE...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Georgia Power names 2014 New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients

Georgia Power announced today that it has selected 42 new public school teachers from across the state to receive one of the company's annual...

Nov 17, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Georgia Power launches EV charger rebate program for businesses

 Georgia Power announced today the launch of its new electric vehicle (EV) charger rebate program for business customers. The two-year program,...

Nov 06, 2014, 16:30 ET
Pictured left to right: Paul Bowers (Georgia Power chairman, president & CEO), Tony Spring (Plant Hatch site manager), David Vineyard (vice president nuclear site), Danny Bost (executive vice president and chief nuclear officer) and Steve Kuczynski (Southern Nuclear Operating Company chairman, president & CEO).

Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant marks 40 years of safe, reliable operation

 Georgia Power today joined with Southern Nuclear Operating Company, representatives from multiple other Georgia electric utilities, community...

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...