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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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Vogtle Unit 3 main control room begins operations

Main control room essential to systems testing and safely starting and operating the plant Units 3 & 4 require approximately 70 highly-trained nuclear operators .

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Vogtle Unit 3 shield building roof set

The shielf building provides protection for the containment vessel that houses the reactor. First emergency preparedness drill has also been completed.

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Open Vessel Testing now underway for Vogtle Unit 3

Critical testing a significant step towards operations.

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Final containment vessel ring placed for Vogtle Unit 4

All six rings have now been placed for Vogtle 3 & 4 units. 

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Georgia Power ranked first by J.D. Power for Business Customer Satisfaction

For the second year in a row, Georgia Power has been ranked first for business customer satisfaction among Large Utilities in the South by J.D. Power in its 2019 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudySM

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Georgia Power presents fourth annual Preston Arkwright Award for service

Georgia Power has announced the recipient of the fourth annual Preston Arkwright Award for service – Ann Marie Herrera, project manager at the Customer Care Center. The Preston Arkwright Award was created in honor of the company's first president who coined the phrase "A Citizen Wherever We Serve" more than 100 years ago.

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Georgia Power’s Vogtle Unit 3 moves closer to operation as integrated flush begins

Workers at Georgia Power’s Vogtle 3 and 4 nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia, have achieved another major milestone as the process to push water through system piping and mechanical components that feed into the Unit 3 reactor vessel and reactor coolant loops for the first time has begun.

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Georgia Power orders first fuel load for Vogtle Unit 3

Georgia Power has ordered the first nuclear fuel load for Vogtle Unit 3, the first nuclear fuel order to be placed in more than 30 years for a newly-designed reactor in the U.S. The fuel order marks another significant milestone at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia.

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Georgia Power and PulteGroup celebrate opening of Atlanta’s first Smart Neighborhood™

Research phase begins at first homes in Georgia Power’s Smart Neighborhood, located in Pulte’s Altus at the Quarter development.

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Georgia Power to own and operate 80 MW of battery energy storage

Georgia Public Service Commission has unanimously approved Georgia Power’s 20-year plan to meet the state’s future energy needs, including battery energy storage, 72% more renewable generation by 2024, and environmental plans.

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Georgia Power names Jason Cuevas Northeast Region Vice President

Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Jason Cuevas as vice president for the company's Northeast Region, effective immediately.

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Significant progress continues at Georgia Power’s Vogtle 3 & 4 project

Several key milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia, have been completed recently, including the placement of the middle containment vessel ring for Unit 4.

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Georgia Power investing billions in Georgia's energy future

Company continues to invest in diverse energy resources to deliver clean, safe, reliable energy at rates that are 16% below the national average.

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Georgia Power ranked No. 1 by J.D. Power for Residential Customer Satisfaction

Company earns highest ranking for Large Utilities in the South for third year in a row.

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Georgia Power customers to see credit on June bills

Customers will receive the credit based upon energy consumption from September 2018 through April 2019.

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Georgia Power’s Vogtle Unit 3 achieves Initial Energization

Georgia Power announced today that plant equipment for Vogtle Unit 3 is now energized, or permanently powered, which is needed to perform all subsequent testing for the unit.

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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 to begin dewatering at Plant Branch

Company in process of completely excavating 19 ash ponds nearest waterways and closing remaining 10 using advanced engineering methods and closure technologies.

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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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