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June 03, 2015 5:47 PM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Georgia Power Co.

Company Overview

Georgia Power Company generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in Georgia. The company generates electricity from nuclear fuel, coal, and natural gas, as well as renewable sources, such as solar, hydroelectric, and wind. It serves to 2.4 million customers in 4 of Georgia's 159 counties. The company sells electricity at retail in approximately 600 communities, including Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, Rome, and Savannah, as well as in rural areas; and at wholesale to various electric membership corporations and non-affiliated utilities. It primarily serves residential, commercial, and industrial clients. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Atl...

241 Ralph McGill Boulevard, N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

Founded in 1927

7,909 Employees



Key Executives for Georgia Power Co.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 57
Executive Vice President of Nuclear Development
Age: 52
Senior Vice President and Senior Production Officer of Generation - Southern Company
Age: 45
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Georgia Power Co. Key Developments

Georgia Power Company, Southern Wholesale Energy, United Renewable Energy LLC and Dalton Utilities Begin Third Phase of Dalton Solar Plant

Georgia Power Company, Southern Wholesale Energy, United Renewable Energy LLC and Dalton Utilities have begun the third phase of the Dalton Solar Plant in Georgia. With more than seven megawatts (MW) of new generation capacity, this expansion adds to the approximately 700 kilowatts from two previous phases, which came online in 2011 and 2012, respectively.

Georgia Power Names Jason Cuevas as Vice President for its West Region, Including Columbus, Lagrange, Americus and Manchester

Georgia Power has named Jason Cuevas as vice president for the company's West region, including Columbus, LaGrange, Americus and Manchester. In this role, Cuevas will be responsible for power delivery, engineering, customer service, sales, economic and community development and external relations. Cuevas, who has served as vice president of Corporate Communication for Georgia Power in Atlanta since February 2011, will assume his new role effective May 9, 2015. He will report to Craig Barrs, executive vice president of Customer Service & Operations. As vice president of Corporate Communication, Cuevas directed the company's strategic communication and brand management initiatives, including advertising and marketing communication, creative and digital media, employee and executive communication, and media relations. Prior to joining Georgia Power, he served as manager of media relations for Southern Company, where he led development and implementation of strategic communication programs on the regional, national and international levels. During his career, Cuevas has served in a variety of domestic and international public/governmental and economic development roles for Edison Electric Institute, EarthLink Inc., Mirant Corp. and the New Orleans-based MetroVision Economic Development Partnership.

Georgia Power Acquires the 103MW Butler Solar Facility in Georgia, USA

Georgia Power has acquired the 103mw Butler solar facility in Georgia, USA from Community Energy Inc. The project, which was initially developed by Community Energy Inc., was selected by Southern company subsidiary Georgia Power in a competitive process. The Butler solar facility is expected to consist of more than 1m of First Solar's thin-film photovoltaic solar modules mounted on single-axis tracking tables. Southern Power announced that the facility, which will be located on approximately 1,070 acres in Taylor County, Georgia, is expected to enter commercial operation in fourth quarter of 2016.

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