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Learn about refunds, credits and savings

Over the past several months, the company has announced a variety of refunds, credits and savings due to a variety of factors. Our chart illustrates the impact for the typical residential customer. 

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Georgia Power names David Poroch executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer

Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected David Poroch as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately.

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Georgia Power celebrates Earth Month this April

In honor of Earth Month, hundreds of employees are taking part in dozens of local events working together with neighbors and community partners to increase conservation, restoration and awareness.

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Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closure at Plant Yates with dewatering process to begin in mid-May

Georgia Power’s ash pond closure plan for Plant Yates is specifically designed for the site to help ensure water quality is protected every step of the way.

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Thomas M. Holder named to Georgia Power Board of Directors

Georgia Power has elected Thomas “Tommy” M. Holder to the company’s board of directors, effective May 1, 2019. Holder is chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based Holder Construction Company.

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Georgia Power, Georgia DOT encourage drivers to be road work aware

Spring has arrived which means road, tree and utility work is on the rise. Georgia Power, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), encourages motorists to drive alert during National Work Zone Awareness Week, which runs from April 8-12.

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Georgia Power recognized as one of '33 Utilities Easiest to do Business With'

The study examined the nation's 140 largest electric and natural gas utility brands.

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Georgia Power and DOE finalize $1.67 billion loan guarantee for new Vogtle units

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the loan closure while visiting the Vogtle 3 & 4 site. Construction progress continues on the project with a historic milestone — placement of the containment vessel top for Unit 3.

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Georgia Power announces new microgrid project with Georgia Tech

Georgia Power will build a new 1.4 MW microgrid in Tech Square in Atlanta. The Tech Square Microgrid will begin operating this fall and will be used to show how a microgrid can effectively work as part of the overall electrical grid.

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Georgia Power's Dr. Mark Berry receives 2019 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award

The Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award is presented to leaders, such as Georgia Power’s Dr. Mark Berry, for actively creating new paths for others in science, research, technology and development. 

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Georgia Power files 20-year plan to meet Georgia's future energy needs

Georgia Power today filed its 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The company files an IRP every three years to outline how it will continue to deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to its 2.5 million customers over the next 20 years.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Georgia Power

Georgia Power employees, along with any employees affiliated with Southern Company, volunteered across the state on Monday, Jan. 21, as a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service to all. 

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Stay safe, warm and save money as temperatures drop

Georgia Power offers the following home safety and energy-saving tips in mind to stay warm, safe and save money this winter.

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Georgia Power donates $50,000 to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to provide relief for Georgians impacted by federal government shutdown

The Georgia Power Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to help provide support to furloughed and unpaid federal workers and contractors in Georgia impacted by the partial government shutdown.

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Georgia Power earns EEI Emergency Recovery Award for restoration efforts following Hurricane Michael

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Georgia Power with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its power restoration efforts after Hurricane Michael in October 2018.

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$1 million endowment given in Paul Bowers' honor to CHOA

A quasi-endowment in the amount of $1 million to support the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta was given in honor of Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power

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Georgia Power announces the New Teacher Assistance Grant recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year

Georgia Power today announced the names of 41 teachers from across the state that are recipients of the company’s annual $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grants. 

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Georgia Power launches annual Winter Weather Preparedness campaign

Georgia Power encourages its 2.5 million customers to be winter-weather ready, as the company is once again partnering with FEMA, GEMA, GDOT and the National Weather Service for Winter Weather Preparedness Week.

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Stay warm and save energy during fluctuating fall temperatures

Small changes around the house can deliver big energy savings during fall's fluctuating temperatures and throughout the year. Get fall energy-saving tips from Georgia Power.

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Georgia Power promoting awareness of scams as part of National Utility Scam Awareness Day

Georgia Power is committed to exposing the tricks scammers use to steal money and providing customers with tips on how they can protect themselves.

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Georgia Power CEO Paul Bowers Receives Four Pillar Award

The Council for Quality Growth has honored Paul Bowers with its 29th annual Four Pillar Award, which is a prestigious leadership award given to an outstanding Georgian who has served his or her community, region and state.

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