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October 10, 2015 3:16 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: 58
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Comptroller and Treasurer
Age: 58
Executive Vice President of Nuclear Development
Age: 53
Senior Vice President and Senior Production Officer of Generation - Southern Company
Age: 43
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Georgia Power Co. Key Developments

Georgia Power Opens 11 New Electric Vehicle Charging Islands

Georgia Power is opening 11 new electric vehicle charging islands to the public on October 1, 2015. The new charging islands are situated at the company's properties across the state and represent the completion of the first phase of planned charging infrastructure being developed by the company, which will include around 61 community charging islands for public use state-wide by the end of 2016. The new Georgia Power EV charging islands are (Atlanta) Georgia Power Headquarters, (Dunwoody) Georgia Power Customer Resource Center, (Duluth) Duluth Operating Center, (Lilburn) Lilburn Business Office, (Lawrenceville) Lawrenceville Business Office, (Athens) Northeast Region Office, (Augusta) Augusta Customer Service Center, (Savannah) South Abercorn Customer Resource Center, (Alpharetta) North Fulton Business Office, (Lithonia) Metro East Region Office and (Smyrna) Smyrna Business Office.

Georgia Power Co. Appoints Mark Berry as Vice President of Environmental Affairs

Georgia Power Co. announced that Dr. Mark Berry has been named vice president of Environmental Affairs. Dr. Berry replaces Ron Shipman, who was recently named vice president of Georgia Power'sCentral Region. Prior to joining Georgia Power, Dr. Berry served as director in the generation sector at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) where he led research and development efforts in renewable energy, water management, carbon capture and storage, and advanced fossil generation areas.

Georgia Power Names Ron Shipman as Vice President of Central Region

Georgia Power announced that Ron Shipman has been named vice president of the company's Central Region. In his new role, Shipman will lead Georgia Power's operations for 165,000 customers in a 26-county area including the cities of Macon, Dublin, Hawkinsville, Milledgeville, Perry and Vidalia. Shipman has worked with Georgia Power since 1984 in a variety of roles including positions in nuclear chemistry, environmental affairs, legislative affairs, area management and distribution management. In his most recent position as vice president of Environmental Affairs for Georgia Power, Shipman directed the company's environmental compliance and stewardship programs, ensuring that the company's operations preserve the environment and Georgia's natural resources. In this role, Shipman led the company's response to numerous new environmental regulations such as the Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule and the creation of the innovative Water Research Center at Plant Bowen which is finding new ways to improve water usage at power plants.

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