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2014-08-07 16:21:56

More than 200,000 students engaged through innovative program since inception ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students across Georgia return to the classroom this month, Georgia Power's Learning Power program will go back to school as well. Learning Power, which has reached more than 200,000 students since its inception three years ago, is a statewide education initiative focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. The initiative is designed to...

2014-06-16 16:20:37

Fourth annual interactive tour illustrates Georgia's fast-growing electric vehicle market ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Atlanta ranked as one of the top five markets for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles nationwide, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, as well as the Georgia Public Service Commission, to support the annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Roadshow. The roadshow, now in its fourth year, will host eight local events in cities around the state...

2014-05-09 12:22:19

ATLANTA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of the latest major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Thursday, the project team successfully placed the Unit 4 containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) into that unit's nuclear island. The CVBH weighs more than 1.8 million pounds, or 900 tons, and is nearly 38 feet tall and 130 feet wide. The component consists of dozens of individual steel plates and was...

2011-08-04 14:09:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today asked the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval of its updated integrated resource plan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The plan outlines how Georgia Power plans to meet customers' demand and energy needs in light of the current and anticipated impact of environmental regulations on Georgia Power plants and the possibility that some units may have to be retired. As part of the...

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....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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