Georgia Power offers new lighting incentives at Walmart

           Georgia Power offers new lighting incentives at Walmart

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, March 7, 2013

ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power is offering its customers
another option for saving money and energy by introducing retail lighting
incentives at participating Walmart stores throughout the state. Customers
will receive a 30 percent to 60 percent discount on the purchase of select
ENERGY STAR^® certified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). There is no
coupon required and customers will receive immediate savings at the register.

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"We see tremendous value in helping our customers use energy more
efficiently," said Michele Wagner, Georgia Power's energy efficiency director.
"Offering this incentive at Walmart stores will enable a larger number of our
customers to receive savings at the point of purchase in addition to receiving
ongoing energy cost reductions when lighting their homes."

ENERGY STAR certified CFLs provide bright warm light, while using 75 percent
less energy than standard incandescent lighting. Special pricing is also
available on a variety of wattages and color temperatures.

The incentive, offered through the company's EarthCents Lighting Program, will
be available throughout 2013. Customers can also take advantage of discounts
on select packages of CFLs at participating *Costco, The Home Depot, Lowe's,
and *Sam's Club stores, while supplies last. For a complete list of
participating retail locations visit

The Lighting Program is a part of Georgia Power's EarthCents initiative, which
offers residential and business customers a portfolio of energy efficiency
programs to help them save money, use energy efficiently and help the
environment. For details on additional money- and energy-saving programs,

Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the
nation's largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned,
tax-paying utility with rates below the national average. Georgia Power serves
2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties.

*members only

SOURCE Georgia Power

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