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May 14, 2018, 15:13 ET Service your HVAC system and save before the heat of summer

As the hot summer weather arrives, Georgia Power encourages residential customers to have their heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)...


May 10, 2018, 12:53 ET New construction milestones reached at Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power announced today the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. Over the past week, workers placed...


May 09, 2018, 11:51 ET Georgia Power Marketplace features latest Hive home products

Georgia Power announced today new deals on the latest Hive smart home products, recently added to the Georgia Power Marketplace. The Marketplace...


May 07, 2018, 10:27 ET Georgia Power Company announces cash tender offers for up to $750 million in aggregate purchase price of senior notes

Georgia Power Company today announced the commencement of tender offers (each, an "Offer," and collectively, the "Offers") to purchase up to $750...


May 02, 2018, 12:06 ET Third class of Vogtle 3&4 operators pass NRC licensing exam

Georgia Power announced today the latest operational milestone for the new units at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia – members of the third...


Apr 24, 2018, 15:12 ET New milestones reached for Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power announced today multiple recent milestones for Unit 3 at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Georgia. On Sunday,...


Apr 12, 2018, 16:04 ET Prepare now for increased energy use during the heat of summer

With the heat of summer just around the corner, Georgia Power encourages customers to prepare now to minimize the impact of higher temperatures and...


Apr 09, 2018, 11:02 ET Georgia Power to add 177 MW of solar resources for C&I REDI program

Georgia Power today announced plans to add more than 177 MW* of new solar resources to supply the company's Commercial & Industrial Renewable...


Apr 05, 2018, 14:00 ET Georgia Power celebrates Earth Month this April

Georgia Power is celebrating April as Earth Month with employees across the state engaged in environmental service projects throughout the month....


Apr 04, 2018, 15:14 ET Georgia Power, employees and Georgia Power Foundation invest $21 million to improve Georgia communities in 2017

Georgia Power today released its total charitable giving impact for 2017, including more than $21 million total invested by the company, The...


Apr 03, 2018, 14:40 ET Georgia Power customers to see $25 credit on April bills

The first of three $25 credits for the Vogtle nuclear expansion will be applied to Georgia Power customers' bills beginning this month. $75 in...


Apr 02, 2018, 13:22 ET Annual Thank a Lineman campaign recognizes importance of line workers to electric reliability in Georgia

2018 marks the sixth year that Georgia Power has partnered with the state's other electric utilities to celebrate and thank linemen across Georgia....


Mar 30, 2018, 14:00 ET Georgia Power stresses safety during spring storm season

Spring storm season is here and Georgia Power is encouraging customers to be prepared when severe weather strikes. According to the National...


Mar 29, 2018, 17:29 ET 306-ton Unit 4 Reactor Vessel placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power announced today the placement of the nuclear reactor vessel inside Unit 4 containment at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project near...


Mar 28, 2018, 10:30 ET Georgia Power announces redemption of Series 2008B 5.40% Senior Notes due June 1, 2018

Georgia Power today announced the redemption, on April 27, 2018 (the "Redemption Date"), of all $250 million aggregate principal amount of its...


Mar 26, 2018, 15:42 ET Upgrade your home for spring with new products on Georgia Power Marketplace

Georgia Power announced today the latest smart-home products now available on Georgia Power Marketplace – the Sengled Pulse, Lutron Smart...


Mar 20, 2018, 16:22 ET Spring into energy savings with tips from Georgia Power

Today is the first day of Spring and Georgia Power reminds customers to spring into energy savings by focusing on energy efficiency throughout the...


Mar 19, 2018, 14:22 ET Georgia Power prepared for severe weather Monday

With the threat of severe weather, including heavy thunderstorms and possible tornadoes today, Georgia Power is monitoring the changing weather...


Mar 13, 2018, 14:47 ET Georgia Power renewable growth to continue throughout 2018

Georgia Power has added 970 MW* of solar capacity in Georgia in recent years and plans to continue this renewable energy growth throughout 2018. A...


Mar 08, 2018, 16:20 ET Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood™ features latest smart-home technologies

Atlanta's first Smart NeighborhoodTM, a development of Georgia Power and PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), will feature the latest home innovation...


Mar 07, 2018, 15:05 ET 2,400 cubic yards of concrete placed for Vogtle Unit 4 "turbine tabletop"

Georgia Power announced today the latest construction milestone at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia – a 13-plus hour...


Mar 06, 2018, 17:10 ET Georgia Power customers to receive $1.2 billion in benefits from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Georgia Power has completed an assessment of the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the company – including approximately $1.2 billion in...


Mar 02, 2018, 13:39 ET Georgia Power highlights the importance of literacy during Get Georgia Reading Month

March is Get Georgia Reading Month and Georgia Power is highlighting the importance of literacy with company education coordinators reading in...


Mar 02, 2018, 10:32 ET Georgia Power ash pond closure efforts continue across the state in 2018

Georgia Power announced today continued progress in the company's efforts to safely and permanently close 29 ash ponds at 11 current and former...


Feb 28, 2018, 15:29 ET Vogtle 3 & 4 to have lower rate impact for Georgia Power customers

Georgia Power today filed its 18th Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The 18th VCM...