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Mar 22, 2019, 10:34 ET Georgia Power, DOE finalize $1.67 billion loan guarantee for new Vogtle units

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and North America's Building Trades Unions...


Mar 20, 2019, 12:54 ET Energy Secretary Rick Perry to visit Vogtle 3 & 4 site, deliver remarks

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry will join U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue; Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp;...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:02 ET Spring into energy savings with tips from Georgia Power

Spring brings warmer temperatures and Georgia Power reminds customers that it's a great time to reevaluate ways to save on your power bill and make...


Mar 19, 2019, 11:28 ET Georgia Power, PulteGroup announce new smart home technology partners, construction progress for Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood™

Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood™, a development of Georgia Power and PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), is announcing four new project partners as well ...


Mar 06, 2019, 17:32 ET Georgia Power announces new microgrid project with Georgia Tech

Georgia Power today announced, in collaboration with Georgia Tech, it will build a new 1.4 MW microgrid in Tech Square at Spring and 5th streets in...


Mar 01, 2019, 12:56 ET Georgia Power encourages readiness as spring weather season arrives

Spring storm season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.5 million customers to be prepared when severe weather strikes. While March,...


Feb 26, 2019, 14:41 ET Simple tips from Georgia Power to avoid common scams and fraud

Georgia Power is committed to the safety and security of our customers and helping to inform and educate customers about common scams and fraud....


Feb 25, 2019, 16:38 ET Georgia Power to begin dewatering at Plant Branch

Georgia Power today announced that the dewatering process at Plant Branch is scheduled to begin on March 4. In December, the company announced its...


Feb 13, 2019, 21:26 ET GDOT, Georgia Power to begin utility pole relocation project along Peachtree and Roswell roads

On Monday, Feb. 18, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Georgia Power will kick off work on their fifth major undertaking together as ...


Feb 11, 2019, 15:54 ET Georgia Power's Dr. Mark Berry receives 2019 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award

Georgia Power Vice President of Environmental Affairs Dr. Mark Berry was presented with the 2019 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award at the 2019 Black ...


Jan 31, 2019, 16:02 ET Georgia Power files 20-year plan to meet Georgia's future energy needs

Georgia Power today filed its 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The company files an IRP every...


Jan 29, 2019, 15:35 ET Georgia Power offers safety tips as winter temperatures set in

As winter weather arrives, Georgia Power encourages customers to keep safety in mind and offers safety tips about electrical fire prevention and...


Jan 28, 2019, 13:51 ET Georgia Power encourages safety, preparedness as winter weather approaches

As North and Central Georgia brace for the arrival of winter weather over the next 36 hours, Georgia Power is monitoring the changing weather...


Jan 18, 2019, 10:33 ET Stay safe, warm and save money as temperatures drop

As winter temperatures begin to drop, Georgia Power encourages customers to keep safety in mind and offers safety tips to help prevent electrical...


Jan 11, 2019, 15:30 ET Georgia Power donates $50,000 to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to provide relief for Georgians impacted by federal government shutdown

The Georgia Power Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to help provide support to furloughed and unpaid...


Jan 10, 2019, 11:51 ET Georgia Power earns EEI Emergency Recovery Award for restoration efforts following Hurricane Michael

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Georgia Power with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for its power restoration efforts ...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:48 ET Georgia Power announces the New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year

Georgia Power today announced the names of 41 teachers from across the state that are recipients of the company's annual $1,000 New Teacher...


Dec 14, 2018, 15:16 ET Plant Vogtle employees donate more than 7,000 toys for Augusta-area children

Just in time for the holidays, employees at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia, donated more than 7,000 toys to the U. S. Marine...


Dec 13, 2018, 13:03 ET Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closure at Plant Branch

Georgia Power continues to make progress towards the closure of ash ponds at Plant Branch with the dewatering process scheduled to begin in late...


Dec 13, 2018, 07:30 ET Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closures

Georgia Power today announced the latest progress on its plan to safely close all 29 ash ponds at 11 active and retired coal-fired power plant sites...


Dec 10, 2018, 15:52 ET Georgia Power seeks 540 MW of new large-scale renewable generation

Georgia Power continues to grow renewable energy in Georgia through the Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI), as approved by the Georgia...


Dec 07, 2018, 14:49 ET Georgia Power prepared to respond to winter weather

With winter weather expected to impact Georgia over the weekend, Georgia Power is advising customers to prepare for the potential of wind, rain,...


Dec 06, 2018, 15:39 ET Georgia Power and the Atlanta Business Chronicle present new scholarship for outstanding film student

Georgia Power and the Atlanta Business Chronicle announced today the inaugural Business of Film Rising Star Student Scholarship. The $5,000...


Dec 04, 2018, 12:48 ET Final containment vessel ring placed for Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power announced today the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia – the placement of the third and final...


Dec 03, 2018, 12:40 ET Georgia Power launches annual Winter Weather Preparedness campaign

As the official start of winter approaches, Georgia Power encourages its 2.5 million customers to be winter-weather ready, as the company is once...