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Georgia Power Takes Over Construction on Plant Vogtle

Georgia Power LogoInterim assessment agreement extended through June 3, work continues at site

Georgia Power and Westinghouse have, in principle, reached a new service agreement which allows for the transition of project management from Westinghouse to Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power once the current engineering, procurement and construction contract is rejected in Westinghouse's bankruptcy proceeding.

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Congressman Bishop Statement On Passage Of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding his support of the bipartisan Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations government spending bill. The bill was approved today by the full U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 309 to 118.

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Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch Announce Dedication of Solar Farm

Utility-scale solar plant is the second for Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch partnership

Plant will provide enough low-cost, renewable power to help serve more than 8,500 co-op members

Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), and Silicon Ranch, one of the nation’s largest independent solar power producers, officially dedicated a 52-Megawatt (MWAC) solar energy plant in Jeff Davis County, Georgia.  The 480-acre facility features technology that allows more than 630,000 solar panels to track the sun from east to west and will provide enough low-cost, renewable power to help serve more than 8,500 EMC households annually.

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Georgia Power releases new statewide PSA during Earth Month

Company encourages Georgians to renew a river in their community

With April designated as Earth Month across the country, Georgia Power has released a new public service announcement (PSA) highlighting the importance and impact volunteers have on protecting and preserving Georgia's more than 70,000 miles of streams and rivers. The PSA, which is being distributed by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, encourages Georgians to visit www.georgiapower.com/river to find a river to renew near them and was produced in English and Spanish.  

"Our employees, and customers, are always out in force volunteering to clean and green during Earth Month," said Mark Berry, vice president of Environmental Affairs for Georgia Power. "River cleanups are among our most popular volunteer events because everyone appreciates the importance of water as a natural resource and the need to ensure that our waterways are maintained for future generations."

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