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Feb 10, 2014, 16:53 ET

Electric Membership Corporations In Georgia Brace For Winter Storm

 The electric membership corporations (EMCs) in Georgia are bracing for the probability of a second significant winter storm this season....

Dec 20, 2013, 15:13 ET
Jerry Donovan, President and CEO, Georgia Transmission Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia Transmission Corporation)

Georgia Transmission Selects Jerry Donovan as CEO

Georgia Transmission Corporation's (GTC's) board of directors has named Jerry Donovan president and chief executive officer.  Donovan has...

Jul 11, 2013, 13:53 ET

Enhanced metals theft laws contribute to reduced crime

 Georgia Transmission reports a significant reduction in metals theft at the utility's substations since new state laws were enacted one year...

Dec 14, 2011, 11:40 ET

Georgia Transmission Issues First Reward for Information Leading to Copper Theft Conviction

 Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) recently paid its first $3,000 reward to citizens whose report led to the conviction of copper thieves...

Jan 11, 2011, 05:24 ET

Final EMC Update -- EMCs Enter Final Phase of Restoration

As of 5:15 a.m., less than 300 Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) customers statewide are without power as a result of the snow/ ice storm, and...

Jan 10, 2011, 21:32 ET

Georgia EMCs Working Throughout Night to Restore Power

As of 9 p.m., EMCs have completed power restoration work in the metro Atlanta area. In other parts of the state, there are approximately 800...

Jan 10, 2011, 15:55 ET

Georgia EMCs Continue Power Restoration

As of 4:00 p.m., Georgia's EMCs are reporting approximately 1900 customers without power.  Those affected are in north and middle Georgia....

Jan 10, 2011, 11:13 ET

Georgia EMCs Continue to Restore Power

As of 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 600 customers without power. The 600...

Aug 08, 2007, 01:00 ET

Georgia's Electric Transmission Company Handles Record Electric Use

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A statewide network of high-voltage power lines and substations that transmits power to 39 electric...

Mar 16, 2006, 00:00 ET

EMCs Add 334 Miles of High-Voltage Power Lines in Last Five Years

TUCKER, Ga., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The state's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) completed 862 electric transmission construction...

Feb 07, 2006, 00:00 ET

Georgia Transmission, EPRI Release Power Line Siting Study

ATLANTA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atlanta-based Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)...

Aug 29, 2005, 01:00 ET

EMCs Send Line Crews to Help in Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Personnel from electric membership corporations (EMCs) across Georgia are headed to Alabama, Louisiana and...

Jan 31, 2005, 00:00 ET

The Lights are Coming Back on in Georgia

ATLANTA, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 10:30 a.m. today, approximately 16,800 customers of Georgia's 42 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs)...

Jan 30, 2005, 00:00 ET

Georgia's Electric Cooperatives Restoring Power

ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia's 42 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are continuing to repair storm-related power outages as...

Nov 17, 2004, 00:00 ET

Georgia Transmission Corporation Announces Departure of President and CEO

TUCKER, Ga., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation today announced that Carol M. Chinn, president and CEO, will be leaving...

Sep 06, 2004, 01:00 ET

Georgia Transmission Activates Disaster Center, Repairs Outages

TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation have activated part of their...

Sep 06, 2004, 01:00 ET

Georgia Transmission/EMCs Repair Power Outages

TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation have activated part of their...

Oct 08, 2003, 01:00 ET

GTC Names Michael Smith as New VP & CFO

TUCKER, Ga., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) announced today that Michael Smith, of Roswell, Ga., has joined the...

Apr 14, 2003, 01:00 ET

Charles Fendley Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Board Chairman

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, GA was re-elected recently to a one-year term as Chairman of the Board of...

Apr 14, 2003, 01:00 ET

Ray Jones Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Vice Chairman

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray C. Jones of Chestnut Mountain, Ga., was re-elected recently to a one-year term as Vice Chairman of the...