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2013-11-12 12:22:39

Service allows customers to set customized notifications via text, phone or email ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has added a new outage notification option to its online Outage & Storm Center at www.georgiapower.com/storm. The new service, available once customers have signed in to their online account, enables them to choose from multiple notification options, including text message, phone call and email. Once an option is selected, customers...

2013-11-11 16:21:17

ATLANTA, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- G.I. Jobs has named Southern Company the highest-ranked utility in its 2014 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer(®) listing. This marks the seventh consecutive year Southern Company has ranked as the nation's best utility for veterans, guardsmen and reservists. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) The Top 100 Military Friendly Employer(®) list is compiled from 5,000 companies. Criteria for selection include the strength...

2013-11-07 16:24:17

40 new teachers across Georgia receive $1,000 grants to equip classrooms ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has selected 40 new public school teachers from across Georgia to receive one of the company's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants. Since creating the grant program in 2004, Georgia Power has awarded a total of $285,000 in grants to hundreds of new teachers throughout the state. The company awards the grants to provide the state's...

2013-10-28 12:22:06

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Plant operators safely took the unit offline on Sept. 29. Electricity production resumed on Oct. 27 at 7:05 a.m. CT. The last refueling outage for unit 1 was completed in spring 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Each unit at Plant...

2013-10-21 16:22:20

Annual celebration highlights nuclear science, builds on robust education programs at Plants Vogtle and Hatch ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is hosting, and participating in, a series of special local events to mark National Nuclear Science Week, Oct. 21-25, 2013. The annual celebration is organized to draw attention to all aspects of nuclear science and the vital role it plays in the lives of Americans, as well as encourage education and...

2013-10-18 12:21:29

Customer savings of 20-50 percent at participating The Home Depot Stores ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the newest addition to its portfolio of energy efficiency programs - instant savings of 20-50 percent on ENERGY STAR(®) Certified LEDs at participating The Home Depot stores throughout the state. Georgia Power customers will receive immediate savings at the register with no coupons or mail-in rebates necessary. The promotion is valid through...

2013-10-08 16:21:57

Company to engage with customers online, via mail and in 130+ local offices ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has launched its annual pledge drive in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR®" campaign. Georgia Power has supported the campaign since 2006 by encouraging customers to pledge to take small steps to save money and energy by making basic energy efficiency upgrades, such...

2013-10-03 12:21:36

2013 Georgia Energy Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday on select appliances, thermostats and more ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power reminds customers across the state that this weekend is the perfect time to save money and energy with new energy efficient products - and it's all tax-free. Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6, Georgians who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as...

2013-10-01 16:22:21

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the planned redemption on November 1, 2013 of all $100 million aggregate principal amount of its Series 2008C 8.20% Senior Notes due November 1, 2048. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The redemption price for the full redemption of the Series 2008C 8.20% Senior Notes due November 1, 2048 (NYSE Symbol: GAT) will be 100% of the principal amount thereof ($25 per senior note), plus...

2013-09-30 12:22:52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took unit 1 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline early Sunday morning, Sept. 29, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Each unit at Plant Farley requires new fuel every 18 months. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and testing, workers will make upgrades to plant systems and components. "The...