Quantcast

Latest Oglethorpe Power Stories

2011-01-10 20:32:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 9 p.m., EMCs have completed power restoration work in the metro Atlanta area. In other parts of the state, there are approximately 800 remaining EMC power outages, primarily in Washington, Johnson, Laurens, and Emanuel counties in middle Georgia. Additional crews have been brought in from other areas of the state and crews are working non-stop to restore widespread outages. Service for most customers is expected to be restored late tonight;...

2011-01-10 14:55:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 4:00 p.m., Georgia's EMCs are reporting approximately 1900 customers without power. Those affected are in north and middle Georgia. Most of the outages have been caused by ice accumulation on trees and power lines. The outage numbers have fluctuated throughout the day when some outages have been restored as new outages have been reported. Crews are working non-stop to restore power. Customers are reminded to stay away from fallen power...

2011-01-10 10:13:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 600 customers without power. The 600 outages reported earlier today in northwest Georgia have been restored; however, new outages have occurred across north, middle and west Georgia. Outages have been caused by heavy snowfall and ice forming in some areas which is weighing down tree limbs causing them to fall on power lines. In anticipation of...

2011-01-10 05:40:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 5:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 600 customers without power in Gordon, Whitfield, Walker and Chattooga Counties. Outages have been caused by heavy snowfall which is weighing down tree limbs causing them to fall on power lines. The EMCs began preparing for the storm Friday and mobilized employees and contract crews, prepared trucks with emergency equipment and procured necessary...

2011-01-04 10:34:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of increased copper thefts, Georgia's electric utilities are offering up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem and public safety issue. The thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system and could cause power outages in some cases....

2010-11-15 12:30:00

TUCKER, Ga., Nov. 15, 2010 /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 third quarter results during a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, November 19, 2010. Investors, media and the public may view a live internet webcast or join via telephone. How to Participate: Joining Via Telephone: ----------------------...

2010-08-11 14:25:00

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation 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 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, August 18, 2010. 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...

2010-07-06 10:28:00

ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Georgia's electric utilities are offering $500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the theft of copper and other metals from their property. Copper thefts from substations, utility poles and lines continue to be a growing problem for the industry. These thefts threaten the reliability of the electric system. In addition, damaged lines pose a danger of electrocution to anyone in the area, including...

2010-06-18 10:30:00

ATLANTA, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO David M. Ratcliffe today announced that the company's Georgia Power subsidiary has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to accept terms for a conditional commitment for loan guarantees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) "This will provide Georgia Power customers significant savings,"...

2010-05-17 16:09:00

TUCKER, Ga., May 17 /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 Friday, May 21, 2010. 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: 866-788-0539...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'