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Georgia Power hosts "Change a Light, Change the World" pledge drive

Georgia PowerSmall changes around the house can equal big energy savings every month

Georgia Power kicked off its annual pledge drive in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR®" campaign. The campaign has been a core component of the company's energy efficiency education program since 2006 and asks customers to pledge to take small steps to save money and energy by making basic energy efficiency upgrades around their homes. Georgia Power is consistently ranked as a national leader in the program with 2014 marking the third consecutive year the company has been named the overall national pledge leader by the EPA.


MAGE SOLAR USA Joins International Holding Group

MAGE SOLAR USA, a US-based provider of premium quality, top-performance PV and ACPV modules, announced that it has become independent of its former German parent organization MAGE SOLAR GmbH and has joined a holding group comprised of several highly-diversified renewables companies. Now named MAGE SOLAR USA, the company is positioned to deploy a clear strategic focus in the solar PV markets of the Western Hemisphere and to place renewed emphasis on its client proximity and services.


Rates Being Adjusted for Georgia Utility Customers

Robert Baker, FMG LawGeorgia Power Company files rate adjustments effective in 2015

Pursuant to the terms of the 2013 rate case settlement, Georgia Power Company filed on October 3 with the Georgia Public Service Commission its rate adjustments that will go into effect January 1, 2015. Base rates will increase by $106.7 million while the net increase for all riders will be $38.6 million.  This is the second of three annual rate adjustment filings made by the Company pursuant to the terms of the 2013 rate case settlement.


Report on the Georgia Water Coalition: A Powerhouse Force for Georgia's Waters

A long-time funder of The Georgia Water Coalition (GWC) recently assessed the efficacy of its environmental program funding.  The assessment revealed that the resources invested in the GWC over the last twelve years have created a powerful statewide force for Georgia’s waters. The GWC is an exceptional leader on critically important water issues within the state of Georgia and the southeastern region. Since its formation in 2002, the Coalition has accrued a track record of successes that establish it as a state powerhouse, and a highly effective voice on water management and conservation issues.


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