Georgia Power introduces instant savings on LED Lighting

           Georgia Power introduces instant savings on LED Lighting

Customer savings of 20-50 percent at participating The Home Depot Stores

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2013

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power announced today the
newest addition to its portfolio of energy efficiency programs – instant
savings of 20-50 percent on ENERGY STAR^® Certified LEDs at participating The
Home Depot stores throughout the state. Georgia Power customers will receive
immediate savings at the register with no coupons or mail-in rebates
necessary. The promotion is valid through November 30, 2013, while supplies

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In addition to the instant savings on the cost of the bulb, customers will
enjoy energy savings from more efficient lighting for years to come. ENERGY
STAR Certified LEDs consume up to 75 percent less energy than standard
incandescent bulbs and can last up to 25 years. LEDs that qualify for the
incentive will be marked with a Georgia Power label in stores.

"Our CFL program has long been successful in helping customers make small
adjustments that deliver big energy savings," said Michele Wagner, director of
energy efficiency for Georgia Power. "LEDs are an exciting new lighting
technology that offers not only outstanding quality and performance, but also
high energy efficiency, and this promotion is a great way to help encourage
our customers to light their homes more efficiently."

In addition to the new LED Lighting incentive, Georgia Power customers can
take advantage of discounts on select packages of ENERGY STAR Certified
compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) at participating locations ofThe Home
Depot, Lowe's and Walmart, as well as membership clubs Sam's Clubs and Costco.
For a complete list of participating retail locations visit

About Georgia Power
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), one of
the nation's largest generators of electricity. Value, Reliability, Customer
Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.4
million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to
delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the
national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix
that includes nuclear, 21st century coal and natural gas, as well as
renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Consistently recognized as
a leader in customer service, Georgia Power was recently ranked highest in
overall business customer satisfaction among large utilities in the South by
J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit
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