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May 26, 2015 12:24 AM 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 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.

Georgia Power Introduces 32 New EV Fleet

Georgia Power has announced the addition of 32 new electric vehicles, or EVs, to the company's fleet.

Georgia Power Elects Valerie Hendrickson to the Board of Directors

Georgia Power announced that Valerie Hendrickson has been elected by its board of directors to lead the company's Corporate Communication organization. Hendrickson will oversee the company's overall communication with internal and external audiences, including advertising, creative and production services, electronic communications, employee communications, media relations and social media efforts. Hendrickson brings nearly 18 years of communication experience to this role, including positions at Southern Company, SouthernLINC and Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc. As director of Corporate Communication, Hendrickson was instrumental in developing and implementing internal and external communication strategy for Georgia Power. She also previously served as media relations manager for Georgia Power. Prior to joining Georgia Power, Hendrickson served for five years in various communication roles at Southern Company, where she developed a strong record of effectively communicating company positions on energy, environmental and other policy issues at the national level. She joined the Southern Company family in 2007 at Southern LINC, supporting communication as well as community outreach initiatives.

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