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2013-05-20 16:22:24

Website upgrade to make navigating online environment easier for customers with disabilities ATLANTA, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has upgraded its website (www.GeorgiaPower.com) to feature a suite of accessibility tools, including an assistive technology-enabled gateway that allows customers with disabilities to navigate the website more easily. Through this gateway, customers who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading a screen can...

2013-05-14 16:22:07

ATLANTA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has added 53.5 megawatts (MW) of new biomass capacity to the company's generation portfolio. The addition of the biomass capacity is made possible through a 20-year purchase power agreement (PPA) with Rollcast Energy, Inc., under which Georgia Power will receive all generation output of the newly completed Piedmont Green Power plant, located in Barnesville, Ga. The plant, which began commercial operation on April 19...

2013-05-10 12:21:44

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Plant operators safely took the unit offline on April 14. Electricity production resumed on May 9 at 11:50 p.m. CT. Unit 2 had completed 515 days of continuous operation since its last refueling outage...

2013-05-02 12:22:33

Company hosted more than 270 energy efficiency events in 2012 ATLANTA, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has been named the overall national pledge leader by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of companywide efforts during the 2012 "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR(®)" campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) The campaign, presented annually by the EPA, encourages consumers to take small steps, such as...

2013-04-22 12:32:45

Move part of company's ongoing commitment to long-term, diverse energy mix ATLANTA, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has entered into an agreement with EDP Renewables North America that will add wind energy to the company's diverse energy portfolio. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) Through the contracts, Georgia Power will source 250 megawatts (MW) of cost-effective wind energy from EDP's wind farms in southwest...

2013-04-18 12:23:00

U.S. Senate passes resolution in honor of contribution and sacrifice of linemen ATLANTA, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining with other electric utilities and customers across the state to say "thank you" to Georgia linemen on this first-ever National Lineman Appreciation Day. The term linemen is used to identify men and women who work with thousands of volts of electricity atop power poles and lines to deliver customers safe, affordable, reliable power....

2013-04-15 12:22:27

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline early Sunday morning, April 14 for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Unit 2 completed 515 days of continuous operation since its last refueling outage in the fall of 2011. (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...

2013-04-11 12:24:31

Thursday's storms usher in the spring and summer severe weather season ATLANTA, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As this week's storms mark the unofficial start of the spring and summer severe weather season, Georgia Power is reminding customers to stay safe and informed by visiting the company's online Storm Center at www.GeorgiaPower.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The online Storm Center, also available via the company's recently upgraded...

2013-04-09 12:22:33

Website allows customers to easily access account information, pay bills, report outages and more ATLANTA, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has upgraded and enhanced its mobile website at www.GeorgiaPower.com to make it easier for customers to access a wide array of information, including individual account balances, current usage, and Georgia Power office locations, from a variety of mobile devices. The completely redesigned mobile site also...

2013-04-04 12:23:30

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Plant operators safely took the unit offline on March 10. Electricity production resumed on April 3 at 12:32 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for unit 2 was completed in fall 2011. Each unit at Plant...