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Fact Sheet for Georgia Power Company

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Comments: Georgia Power, a unit of Southern Company, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century. We take pride in what we have helped our state accomplish and have confidence that we will continue to be a positive force in Georgia. Preston Arkwright, our first president, gave us our motto, "A Citizen Wherever We Serve," providing a vision that has guided the way for generations of Georgia Power people.
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Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. This marks 268 consecutive ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - 25 mins ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

With grant funds denied, St. Marys and developer may fund plans for Gilman boathouse property

ST. MARYS | After failing to win a state tourism grant, city officials hope they have pieced together a plan to pay for concept renderings for a hotel they would like to see built on the downtown waterfront.The plan hinges on a vote from the City Council ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Summer externships prove ‘eye opening’ for Bartow teachers

Cloverleaf Elementary School teacher Robin Perry shares her externship experience at Cartersville Medical Center at the Externship Showcase hosted Wednesday at the Bartow County College and Career Academy. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune NewsGeorgia Power ... [Published Cartersville Daily Tribune News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Moves From Laggard to Solar Leader

10/17/ NewsWhen we last reported on Georgia Power's move into renewable energy, they had decided to start by purchasing 210 megawatts (MW) by the end of this year.But they have already doubled that to 495 MW of utility-scale ... [Published Sustainable Business - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Power hosts "Change a Light, Change the World" pledge drive

Small changes around the house can equal big energy savings every monthGeorgia Power kicked off its annual pledge drive in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR®" campaign. The campaign has ... [Published - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

There's A Sunnier Life After Coal In Georgia

Life after coal is providing a sunny option in Georgia. That’s where Georgia Power just said it is buying 515 megawatts of utility-scale solar power from other providers and through power purchase agreements.Like a lot of the Southeast, Georgia has been ... [Published - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Albany to complete kayak launches soon

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -New canoe and kayak launches in downtown Albany are almost finished.The only thing workers have left to do at the launch in Riverfront Park is to pour some concrete.Another one downtown is almost complete as well, while one at the Georgia ... [Published WSFA - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nuke Project Workers Conspired to Cheat Welder Tests

Workers at a problem-plagued production facility in Louisiana that supplies components to nuclear expansion projects in Georgia and South Carolina conspired to cheat on a welder qualification test, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.Photo ... [Published Southeast Construction - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Is the Latest State to Procure Dirt-Cheap Solar Power

In Obama's America, according to conservatives, utilities are forced to consume expensive green energy mandated by the government.In an ideal conservative America, however, utilities would procure the cheapest and most reliable resource to deliver value ... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia Power to acquire 515 MW of solar projects

Georgia Power has entered into power purchase agreements for 10 proposed solar facilities with a combined capacity of 515 MW, reports PLATTS, McGRAW HILL FINANCIAL.The company has made deals with two solar projects of 99 MW of total capacity that will ... [Published Greentech Lead - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

Georgia Power prepares for severe weather, What you should know

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Georgia Power said it is preparing for severe weather and suggest homeowners make preparations."We're talking to some of the utilities out to the west of us and kind of gauging from their experience," said John Craft with Georgia Pow ... [Published - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson named as Ga. Power manager

pmSubmitted by The Citizen Georgia Power has named Tony Ferguson as the area manager for the company’s operations in Coweta and Fayette counties.In this position, Ferguson will be responsible for coordinating company activities and focusing on delivering ... [Published Fayette Citizen - Oct 13 2014]
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Georgia Power helps customers fight summer heat [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Aug 08 2014]
ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heat of the Georgia summer returns following a period of cooler weather, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help keep their homes cool and reduce the impact of the ...
Georgia Power helps customers fight summer heat [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Jul 01 2014]
ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heat of the Georgia summer descends, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help keep their homes cool and reduce the impact of the hot weather on power bills. As part ...
First for Georgia Power: Just add wind [Published FierceEnergy - May 21 2014]
According to Georgia Power's analyses, wind purchases are cheaper than other forms of electric generation already on the grid and will put downward pressure on rates. Georgia Power is phasing out more than one quarter of their coal and oil-burning power ...
Georgia Power marks National Drive Electric Week [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Sep 12 2014]
ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric ...
Georgia Power opens new Customer Resource Center [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 05 2014]
ATLANTA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the recent opening of a new Customer Resource Center at the company's North Shallowford operating headquarters in Atlanta. The Resource Center is a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified, ...
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Southern Company reports first quarter earnings [Published Financial Services - Apr 30 2014]
Southern Company announces quarterly dividend [Published Financial Services - Jul 21 2014]
Fitch Affirms Southern Company and Subsidiaries... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Sep 18 2014]
Fitch Rates Southern Company's Senior Notes 'A'... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Aug 20 2014]
Southern Company, partners to award Five Star a... [Published Financial Services - Aug 05 2014]
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