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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...

Mar 19, 2015, 15:15 ET
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Georgia Power illuminates savings on ENERGY STAR® certified CFLs and LEDs

 Georgia Power announced today a series of special offers on ENERGY STAR® certified CFL and LED lighting at participating retailers...

Feb 24, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Georgia Power marks Engineers Week with focus on STEM education

 Throughout this week, Georgia Power is recognizing current and future engineers as part of the annual Engineers Week celebration. Engineers...

Feb 11, 2015, 18:15 ET

Georgia Power helps customers Get Current. Drive Electric.(TM) with new residential EV charger rebate program

 Georgia Power announced today the latest addition to its industry-leading electric transportation program – electric vehicle (EV)...

Feb 04, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Georgia Power helps Georgia's K-12 schools reduce energy costs

 Georgia Power announced today that it has awarded $2.5 million in rebates to K-12 schools across the state for making energy-efficient...

Jan 16, 2015, 15:30 ET

No pase frío y ahorre energía este invierno con Georgia Power

 Ante la primera ola de frío de 2015 que afecta a Georgia este mes y con la predicción de un invierno más frío de lo...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:50 ET
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Stay warm, save energy this winter with Georgia Power

With the first cold snap of 2015 hitting Georgia this week, and a colder than normal winter predicted, Georgia Power reminds customers that...

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...