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Jul 16, 2019, 11:57 ET Georgia set to be a leader in energy storage in the Southeast: Georgia Power to own and operate 80 MW of battery energy storage

The State of Georgia is positioned to become a leader in battery energy storage in the Southeast with Georgia Power's planned investment to own and...


Jul 08, 2019, 16:36 ET Georgia Power names Jason Cuevas Northeast Region Vice President

Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Jason Cuevas as vice president for the company's Northeast Region, effective immediately. In this...


Jul 01, 2019, 15:19 ET Significant progress continues at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 project

Georgia Power announced today several key milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia, including the placement of the middle...


Jul 01, 2019, 13:44 ET Georgia Power kicks off July 4th holiday with water safety tips

As Georgians prepare to celebrate the July 4th holiday this week, Georgia Power reminds boaters and swimmers to keep water safety in mind for the...


Jun 28, 2019, 16:17 ET Georgia Power investing billions in Georgia's energy future; requests funding for grid improvements, storm restoration, environmental programs

Georgia Power today filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to increase customer rates by approximately 7% in 2020 to enable ...


Jun 26, 2019, 16:01 ET Georgia Power Ranked #1 By J.D. Power For Residential Customer Satisfaction

For the third year in a row, Georgia Power has been ranked number one for customer satisfaction among Large Utilities in the South by J.D. Power in...


Jun 24, 2019, 12:53 ET Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week

With temperatures rising during the summer months, so does the chance for severe weather. According to the National Weather Service, there are...


Jun 04, 2019, 15:07 ET Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

The second of three credits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will be applied directly to Georgia Power customers' bills in June....


Jun 03, 2019, 12:25 ET Georgia Power stresses safety, preparation during Hurricane season

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging customers to be prepared when severe weather strikes. While the National ...


May 28, 2019, 15:33 ET Georgia Power expands smart home offerings for customers

Georgia Power today announced it is adding to its smart home offerings by working with Vivint, a Georgia Power preferred provider, to bring customers ...


May 23, 2019, 12:21 ET Georgia Power kicks off Memorial Day weekend with Water Safety Tips

As the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in the state, Georgia Power today is reminding customers and lake visitors of water ...


May 20, 2019, 14:58 ET Stay cool, save money as summer heat hits Georgia in May

With the heat of summer predicted this week, Georgia Power encourages customers to prepare now to minimize the impact of higher temperatures and...


May 07, 2019, 12:38 ET Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3 achieves Initial Energization

Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 3 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all...


Apr 24, 2019, 16:59 ET Georgia Power receives Louis C. Brown MD Vanguard Award from the Morehouse School of Medicine

Georgia Power was honored Thursday night with the 2019 Louis C. Brown MD Vanguard Award for its leadership in improving health and wellbeing in...


Apr 22, 2019, 14:01 ET Georgia Power celebrates Earth Month this April

Georgia Power is celebrating Earth Month this year with environmental service projects that enhance and beautify communities across the state....


Apr 18, 2019, 17:00 ET Georgia Power names David Poroch executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer

Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected David Poroch as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately....


Apr 18, 2019, 13:34 ET Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closure at Plant Yates with dewatering process to begin in mid-May

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


Apr 15, 2019, 14:40 ET Thomas M. Holder named to Georgia Power Board of Directors

Georgia Power has elected Thomas "Tommy" M. Holder to the company's board of directors, effective May 1, 2019. Holder is chairman and CEO of...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:24 ET Georgia Power, Georgia DOT encourage drivers to be road work aware

Spring has arrived which means road, tree and utility work is on the rise. Georgia Power, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of...


Apr 01, 2019, 14:16 ET Thank a Lineman in April for their hard work and dedication

For the seventh year in a row, Georgia Power and other electric utilities in Georgia are celebrating and thanking linemen across the state. The daily ...


Mar 29, 2019, 10:24 ET Georgia Power recognized nationally as a utility that is "Easiest to Do Business With"

Residential customers rated Georgia Power as a utility that's "Easiest to Do Business With," according to the 2019 Cogent Reports Utility Trusted...


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 ...