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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...

2013-02-15 16:20:59

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by customer satisfaction researcher J. D. Power and Associates has found business customers ranked Georgia Power highest in the South region among large utilities in its 2013 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released Feb. 13. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) "Our customers are at the center of everything we do," said Mike Hazelton, Georgia Power's vice president of Marketing. "Continual...

2013-01-31 16:21:16

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power outlined its plans to continue to meet the state's electricity needs reliably and affordably in its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), filed today with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Georgia Power is required to file an IRP every three years, and may also file updates when necessary. The filing outlines the company's 20-year resource plan, and details how it will...

2013-01-28 12:22:08

ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Light & Power magazine has designated Southern Company its Utility of the Year for the company's demonstrated leadership in the electric utility industry in 2012. Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning accepted the award yesterday at the Electric Light & Power Executive Conference in San Diego. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) "Southern Company's success is a direct result of a...

2013-01-16 16:20:36

ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is now offering workplace charging to its employees throughout the state. The program is part of ECOtality's Electric Vehicle (EV) Project - a public-private partnership with the Department of Energy that evaluates the effectiveness of EV charger infrastructure. Georgia Power is the first company in the state to participate in the program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) Beginning today, Georgia Power is...

2013-01-11 12:20:55

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has honored Georgia Power with both of the association's longstanding Emergency Response Awards - the Recovery Award and the Assistance Award. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130111/CL41087 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The 2012 Emergency Recovery Award recognizes the company's efforts to restore power to its customers following fierce summer storms in Georgia. The 2012...

2013-01-07 12:21:41

ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power expects to request approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to decertify and retire 15 coal- and oil-fired generating units totaling 2,061 megawatts (MW), the company announced today. The request to decertify units 3 and 4 at Plant Branch in Putnam County; units 1-5 at Plant Yates in Coweta County; units 1 and 2 at Plant McManus in Glynn County; and units 1-4 at Plant Kraft in Chatham County, will be included in Georgia...

2013-01-04 12:20:39

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers today announced that W. Ron Hinson has been named executive vice president, chief financial officer (CFO), treasurer and comptroller, effective March 31. He will succeed current Georgia Power CFO Ronnie Labrato, who will retire March 31. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Hinson, 56, currently serves as chief accounting officer and comptroller for Southern Company, as well as...

2013-01-04 12:20:35

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie today announced several changes within the company's financial management team, effective March 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130104/CL36981 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Ann P. Daiss will become chief accounting officer and comptroller of Southern Company, as well as senior vice president and comptroller of Southern Company Services. Daiss is...

2012-12-27 12:20:28

ATLANTA, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power offers the following tips to help customers save money and energy as winter approaches. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) Keep your thermostat at the lowest comfortable setting. Georgia Power recommends 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Every degree above 68 can add three percent to the heating bill. Keep heating vents and registers clear. Make sure they are not blocked by draperies or furniture. Vents...