ATLANTA, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has introduced Georgia Power CheckOut™ - the newest way to pay for Georgia Power customers at Dollar General, Family Dollar and Speedway stores. Georgia Power CheckOut is available at more than 50,000 locations across the country, including 1,160 in Georgia, so no matter where customers travel they can easily pay their Georgia Power bill in person.
"We continue to introduce new services and programs to meet the different lifestyles of our customers and make it as easy as possible to do business with Georgia Power," said Louise Scott, vice president of customer service for Georgia Power. "For the first time, customers who travel or live out of state have an option to pay in person through the CheckOut program, in addition to a variety of electronic bill payment services."
To start paying today with Georgia Power CheckOut, follow these three simple steps:
- Get Your Barcode - Visit www.georgiapowercheckout.com and enter your 10-digit Georgia Power account number to receive a unique barcode. The barcode does not change and can be used each time you pay at Dollar General, Family Dollar and Speedway. Save the barcode for easy access on your smart phone by taking a screen capture, printing or emailing it to yourself. You can also find the barcode on the back of your Georgia Power bill.
- Find A Location - Enter your zip code, city or address on the map at www.georgiapowercheckout.com to find locations near you.
- Pay Where You Shop – Show your barcode to the customer service representative in-store. After scanning the barcode, the representative will ask whether you want to make a full or partial payment to your account and your payment will be applied to your account in just a few minutes. Payments can only be made in cash and include a convenience fee of $1.50.
In addition to its newest in-person payment option, Georgia Power CheckOut, the company continues to add new authorized payment locations (APLs) across the state with thousands of APLs now in place in grocery and retail stores. With more than 60 percent of all payments now made electronically, Georgia Power is also working to improve customers' digital experience with an enhanced online customer care portal at www.GeorgiaPower.com. Once logged in to their online accounts, customers can access new and improved self-service features and useful tools to control their energy bills while a responsive design provides optimal viewing on desktops, tablets and mobile devices. For more information about payment choices from Georgia Power, visit www.georgiapower.com/waystopay.
About Georgia Power
Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, 21st century coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).
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SOURCE Georgia Power