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2011-08-19 13:27:00

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michael W. Price and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth B. Higgins will discuss second quarter results during a conference call at 11:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, August 25, 2011. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to...

2011-08-09 16:40:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO) subsidiary Southern Nuclear has received the Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER) from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's technical staff for the Combined Construction and Operating License (COL) for Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. The commission staff has determined the Vogtle design is safe, meets all regulatory requirements, and is acceptable for issuance of the COL. This action allows the hearing...

2011-08-03 16:07:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Nuclear has received from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission a schedule for the completion of the licensing process for Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga., that supports the issuance of a Combined Construction and Operating License (COL) around the end of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) The schedule calls for the COL Final Safety Evaluation Report to be issued in...

2011-05-13 10:31:00

TUCKER, Ga., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Smith and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth B. Higgins will discuss first quarter results during a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, May 19, 2011. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to Participate: Joining Via Telephone: ---------------------- Domestic...

2011-05-05 09:56:00

WAYCROSS, Ga., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation and the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) this week celebrated the planting of nearly 150,000 seedlings in a partnership to reforest about 400 acres of hardwood forestland burned in wildfires near the Okefenokee Swamp in 2007. The replanting took place over several seasons from 2009-2010 in the 33,000-acre Dixon Memorial State Forest located in Ware and Brantley counties. In commemoration of the project, Oglethorpe...

2011-04-08 11:47:00

TUCKER, Ga., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation today completed the purchase of two natural gas-fired, combined cycle generating units in Murray County, Ga. with the acquisition of KGen Murray I and II, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of KGen Power Corporation. The purchase price was approximately $529 million, including working capital and other closing adjustments. The two Murray units represent an aggregate summer planning reserve generating capacity of about...

2011-03-30 14:15:00

ATLANTA, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation's Board of Directors has re-elected Benny W. Denham of Sycamore, Ga. as its chairman. J. Sam L. Rabun of Louisville, Ga. was re-elected as vice chairman. The elections took place in a Board meeting at the conclusion of Oglethorpe Power's Annual Meeting of Members in Braselton, Ga. Denham and Rabun will each serve a one-year term as Board officers. Their terms on the Board of Directors expire in 2013. Denham, a member...

2011-03-14 15:09:00

TUCKER, Ga., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Smith and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth B. Higgins will discuss fourth quarter and year end results during a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Monday, March 21, 2011. 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:...

2011-01-31 19:23:00

TUCKER, Ga., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation announced today that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with an affiliate of KGen Power Corporation to acquire two combined cycle generating facilities in Murray County, Ga. The Murray I and Murray II natural gas units, located just outside Dalton, Ga., have a combined summer planning reserve generating capacity of approximately 1,220 megawatts. The purchase price, exclusive of working capital and other...

2011-01-11 04:24:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 5:15 a.m., less than 300 Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) customers statewide are without power as a result of the snow/ ice storm, and electricity is expected to be restored to all EMC customers later today. Electricity has been restored to all metro Atlanta customers. The remaining customers are located in central Georgia, primarily in Washington, Johnson, Laurens, and Emanuel Counties. The EMCs ask for continued patience as local as...


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