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2011-01-31 15:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power recently acquired a series of solar projects of up to 1 megawatt (MW) in Murray County, Ga., co-developed by United Renewable Energy LLC and Mack Creek Energy LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Georgia Power will sell the output from the facility to Dalton Utilities. The plant will be constructed on Looper Bridge Road in Dalton by United Renewable Energy and will be owned and operated by Georgia...

2011-01-04 10:34:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of increased copper thefts, Georgia's electric utilities are offering up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem and public safety issue. The thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system and could cause power outages in some cases....

2010-07-06 10:28:00

ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Georgia's electric utilities are offering $500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem for the industry. These thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system. In addition, damaged lines pose a danger of electrocution to anyone in the area, including...

2009-08-26 14:51:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today issued an Early Site Permit (ESP) for the two new units of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Plant Vogtle is owned by Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia [MEAG Power] and Dalton Utilities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) The ESP is another step in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) new,...

2009-05-22 15:28:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold Bevis, Chief Executive Officer of Pliant Corporation announced today that Pliant will be keeping the Dalton, GA manufacturing facility open, and in fact, has plans to upgrade and expand it. Stabilized markets, strong customer preference and local and state incentives led to this decision by Pliant. "The city of Dalton, Dalton Utilities, Whitfield County and the Georgia Department of Economic Development have created a very appealing place to...

2008-07-03 12:00:49

ATLANTA, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-owners of the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant today announced their intent to maintain their proportionate share of ownership in the proposed Units 3 and 4. As co-owners of two existing units at Plant Vogtle, the utilities had the rights to participate in the new Vogtle units but were required to make a final commitment by July 2, 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Earlier this year, Georgia Power, acting for...


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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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