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2014-01-02 12:21:02

ATLANTA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the results of its annual Renew Our Rivers volunteer campaign, a program which organizes cleanup events on waterways and lakes near the company's generation facilities throughout the state. During 2013, approximately 2,000 Georgia Power employees coordinated or participated in 22 local cleanup events and removed more than 100,000 pounds of litter and debris from rivers and surrounding lakes. (Logo:...

2013-12-27 16:20:16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant has been selected to receive the prestigious 2013 Information Systems on Occupational Exposure (ISOE) World-Class ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) Performance Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) "This award represents an affirmation by our industry peers of the dedication to radiological safety by the work force at Farley," said Southern Nuclear President and...

2013-12-26 16:20:50

Comments accepted through Jan. 31, 2014 ATLANTA, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is soliciting proposals through a combined Requests for Proposals (RFP) process to fulfill nearly 500 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar generation. The RFP includes 70 MW to complete the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI) portfolio and 425 MW approved as part of the company's 2013 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The RFP will be conducted with...

2013-12-12 16:21:37

ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As homes and businesses across the state light up with the colors of the season this holiday, Georgia Power reminds customers to keep safety top of mind when powering decorations with electricity. By observing the following simple tips, customers can help ensure that their festive illuminations will remain vibrantly lit, and safe, throughout the season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) -- Watch for lines and poles. Be...

2013-12-09 16:22:18

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz Miller, president of nuclear development for Southern Nuclear and executive vice president of nuclear development for Georgia Power, both subsidiaries of Southern Company, will deliver a presentation to investors and industry analysts during the Wells Fargo 12th Annual Energy Symposium at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Dec. 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Miller is scheduled to present during a...

2013-12-06 12:22:22

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear Chairman, President and CEO Stephen Kuczynski announced today that Cheryl Gayheart has been named Plant Farley site vice president and JJ Hutto will assume the role of Plant Farley plant manager. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Gayheart joined Southern Nuclear in 2012 as Farley's plant manager. She began her career in 1985 as a staff engineer and supervisor at Exelon Nuclear Braidwood...

2013-12-04 16:21:57

"CA-04" module will house Unit 3 reactor vessel ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 - the placement of the CA-04 module in the Unit 3 nuclear island. The module, also known as the reactor vessel cavity, will house the Unit 3 reactor vessel and is a critical module for the project. It is comprised of five sub-modules, weighing approximately 64,000 pounds, and is...

2013-11-22 20:21:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear Chairman, President and CEO Stephen Kuczynski announced today that Dennis Madison, current site vice president of the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., has been named fleet operations vice president at the company's Birmingham, Ala., headquarters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Madison, who joined Southern Company in 1982, has been a leader in various nuclear engineering...

2013-11-21 23:20:52

Westinghouse Electric Company and its nuclear construction consortium partners achieved a significant milestone today as the 40 hour and 46 minute continuous placement of nuclear concrete for Georgia Power’s Vogtle Unit 4 AP1000® nuclear reactor was safely concluded. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company and its nuclear construction consortium partners achieved a significant milestone today as the 40 hour and 46 minute continuous placement of...

2013-11-21 12:23:31

Construction progressing well at Units 3 and 4 ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the successful placement of the basemat structural concrete for the nuclear island at the Vogtle Unit 4 nuclear expansion site near Waynesboro, Ga. Unit 4 is the second of two units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle. This latest milestone marks a significant accomplishment in the construction of the project, among the first new nuclear units to be built in...