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2013-03-25 12:22:36

ATLANTA, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has been honored with an Excellence in Economic Development Award by the Site Selectors Guild, a professional association comprising the world's most respected site selection consultants. The award recognizes the utility's work and professionalism across five areas: ingenuity and creativity, mastery of the project process, going above and beyond, political acumen, and bringing a personal, caring touch to projects. (Logo:...

2013-03-21 12:24:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., brought unit 2 back on-line Wednesday at 4:25 p.m. ET. The unit is producing electricity after a safe, scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) "Plant Hatch employees along with our Alliance partners and contract employees safely and successfully completed the scheduled unit 2 refueling outage," said Dennis Madison,...

2013-03-14 16:22:42

Significant milestone for project vital to Georgia's energy future ATLANTA, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has completed the placement of basemat structural concrete for the nuclear island at its Vogtle Unit 3 nuclear expansion site, a significant achievement in the building of the first new nuclear units in the United States in 30 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/CL77516 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) "This...

2013-03-12 16:21:35

ATLANTA, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is helping Piedmont College save money and energy with rebates and incentives offered through the company's Commercial Energy Efficiency program. The school is utilizing the program to reduce energy usage and overall costs through lighting upgrades and other energy efficiency improvements. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) Among its energy efficiency upgrades, Piedmont College completed a lighting retrofit...

2013-03-12 16:21:17

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, March 10 for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The last refueling outage for unit 2 was completed in the fall of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and testing,...

2013-03-07 12:23:37

ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is offering its customers another option for saving money and energy by introducing retail lighting incentives at participating Walmart stores throughout the state. Customers will receive a 30 percent to 60 percent discount on the purchase of select ENERGY STAR(®) certified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). There is no coupon required and customers will receive immediate savings at the register. (Logo:...

2013-03-05 12:23:59

ATLANTA, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is responding to calls for help through its mutual assistance network. Utilities in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast are facing a difficult restoration process following expected high winds and heavy snow in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) WHAT: The Georgia Power Storm Center (241 Ralph McGill Blvd., Atlanta) is open....

2013-03-04 16:21:17

ATLANTA, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced that 100,000 students in Georgia have now been instructed through the company's Learning Power program. Learning Power is a statewide education initiative designed to bring energy education into classrooms. Eleven Georgia Power education coordinators work throughout the state teaching the Learning Power curriculum to elementary, middle, and high school students through in-class field trips at no cost to schools. (Logo:...

2013-02-22 12:21:38

ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning today announced a number of changes within the company's management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Theodore J. McCullough will become executive vice president of Engineering and Construction Services for Southern Company Operations. He will assume the role vacated by Penny M. Manuel, who has announced her plans to retire. James P. Heilbron will replace...

2013-02-19 12:24:23

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power has been named one of Atlanta's Healthiest Employers by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The award is presented to companies annually for leading the way in workplace health and fitness efforts. Georgia Power received the award during the publication's third annual breakfast awards ceremony held at the Georgia Aquarium on Friday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) "We are proud to be recognized as...