Latest Oglethorpe Power Stories

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.

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.

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.

2011-01-31 19:23:00

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.