Tag Archives: Georgia Power

Georgia Power Closing Several Area Payment Centers

Georgia Power announced last week their intentions to close several area payment centers, including Pelham, Bainbridge, Tifton, Moultrie, Dawson and Thomasville.  While the operations portion of the Georgia Power locations will remain open, the procedure for paying your bill or connecting or disconnecting your power will change. According to Joe Truhett, area manager for Georgia Power, more than… Read More »

Citizens of Georgia Power support Secret Santa program

Citizens of Georgia Power-Bainbridge chapter recently presented Kevin Dowdy of Flint Media with a donation to go toward the radio stations’ Secret Santa program, which purchases toys and necessities such as portable space heaters for deserving local families to have for Christmas. Citizens of GA Power, a 501(c) (3) whose mission statement is “Through personal touch and a… Read More »

Friday night hit-and-run wreck causes power outage at Bainbridge football game (Updated Monday PM)

** We have updated this article to show the name of the driver and the offenses he is charged with. See last paragraph of this page. ** A two-vehicle accident that occurred Friday night on Shotwell Street in Bainbridge knocked over a utility pole, causing a power outage all the way across town at Centennial Field during the Bainbridge-Sandy Creek playoff football… Read More »

UGA shares energy efficiency tips with Georgia homeowners

After devoting years to building an energy-efficient house of the future for the University of Georgia, Craig Kvien has a better understanding of conserving and saving energy. These tips, based on his work, could help Georgia residents save money during the upcoming holiday season. “Some people think that, by ‘energy-efficient home,’ you mean putting on a jacket in… Read More »

Decatur County just received a power upgrade

Drivers going between Bainbridge and Climax on U.S. Highway 84 may have recently noticed the installation of some new utility lines near what is known as Curry Hill. Georgia Transmission Corporation, which is not affiliated with Georgia Power, recently constructed a set of new transmission lines that cross over U.S. Highway 84 and run for several miles along… Read More »

Georgia Power acquires two solar energy projects in Decatur County

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2015 — Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of two photovoltaic (PV) solar projects totaling 99 megawatts (MW) in Georgia – the 80-MW Decatur Parkway Solar Project and the 19-MW Decatur County Solar Project – from Tradewind Energy, Inc. Both are located near Bainbridge, GA. Construction on the larger project is scheduled… Read More »