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2013-06-06 16:21:33

ATLANTA, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oglethorpe Power Corporation Board of Directors issued the following statement on the passing of President & CEO Tom Smith: We are deeply saddened to announce that Tom Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oglethorpe, passed away yesterday evening as a result of complications associated with cancer. Tom was 58 at the time of his death and has served as Oglethorpe's CEO for almost 14 years. During Tom's tenure as President and CEO,...

2013-05-13 16:23:34

TUCKER, Ga., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation executive management will discuss first quarter results during a conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, May 17, 2013. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to Participate: Joining Via Telephone: Domestic Toll-Free Dial-in Number: 866-270-6057 International Dial-in Number: 617-213-8891 Passcode: 36926901 Joining Via the Internet: Please navigate to...

2013-03-22 16:21:31

TUCKER, Ga., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation executive management will discuss fourth quarter and year end results during a conference call at 12:00 noon Eastern on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to Participate: Joining Via Telephone: <blockquote> Domestic Toll-Free Dial-in Number: 877-280-4959 International Dial-in Number: 857-244-7316 Passcode: 99737745...

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...

2013-01-30 16:21:12

FOIA-Disclosed Documents Expose Inadequate Attention to High Risk Faced by Taxpayers, Problems with Loan Due Diligence and Apparent Political Interference. ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Documents newly acquired under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent litigation show that Solyndra-like problems are plaguing the controversial $8.33 billion federal loan guarantee conditionally committed for the construction of two nuclear reactors (Vogtle 3 and...

2012-11-26 16:22:08

ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of nuclear operators is being trained in the most modern nuclear plant simulators in the world, at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121126/CL18626 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Over the next year and a half, more than 100 operators will be trained on the systems and integrated plant operations of the AP1000® reactor. This will involve...

2012-11-16 12:21:23

TUCKER, Ga., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation management will discuss third quarter results during a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Monday, November 26, 2012. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to Participate: Joining Via Telephone: Domestic Toll-Free Dial-in Number: 800-901-5213International Dial-in Number: 617-786-2962Passcode: 50617018 Joining Via the Internet: Please navigate to the...

2012-11-08 12:23:19

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is continuing a proud tradition of employing veterans in key roles, as nearly 40 percent of the workforce at the Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 construction site near Waynesboro, Ga., served as members of the U.S. armed services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121023/CL98203 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) The company anticipates the number of veteran workers will increase as construction...

2012-10-29 15:23:01

TUCKER, Ga., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) employees headed to the eastern seaboard to assist following Storm Sandy continues to rise, as cooperatives in the region continue preparations in anticipation of the storm. Approximately 130 employees from 16 EMCs in Georgia began leaving Saturday and Sunday, while others will be heading out Monday and Tuesday for the coasts of Maryland and Virginia. There, they will help restore power to...

2012-10-23 11:21:42

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The workforce building the nation's first new nuclear energy facility in 30 years at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has passed a significant milestone - 10 million work hours. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121023/CL98203 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO ) Approximately 2,300 people are now on site at Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro. At peak construction, the project is expected to create 5,000...