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How many substations does Georgia Power have?

We monitor more than 3,000 miles of transmission lines and 700 substations for any potential problems. Our maintenance process includes monthly substation visits, an annual flyover of every line and an inspection of poles and towers every three years.

How many nuclear plants are there in Georgia?

two nuclear facilities
Nuclear Plants Georgia Power owns two nuclear facilities, Hatch and Vogtle, which provide about 20 percent of the electricity used in Georgia.

Is Georgia Power the only electric company in Georgia?

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying public utility that serves more than 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia’s 159 counties. It employs approximately 9,000 workers throughout the state….Georgia Power.

Type Subsidiary
Number of employees 8,310
Parent Southern Company

Where does Georgia get power from?

Natural gas accounted for 46% of Georgia’s net electricity generation in 2019, the state’s four operating nuclear reactors accounted for 26%, coal accounted for 20%, and renewable energy, including hydroelectric power, contributed nearly 9% of the state’s utility-scale generation.

Who owns Plant Scherer?

Plant Scherer is the biggest coal plant in the United States, with each of the four units producing 891 megawatts of energy. Although the plant is operated by Georgia Power, Unit 4 is owned by FPL, owning 76.36% and JEA, owning 23.64%.

Who owns Georgia Power?

Southern Company
Georgia Power/Parent organizations

Where is the new nuclear power plant being built in Georgia?

PROJECT SUMMARY Vogtle Electric Generating site in Waynesboro, Georgia. Two AP1000 Generation III+ reactors will be constructed at Vogtle, which currently has two previous generation pressurized water reactors in operation.

What is the average electric bill in Georgia?

According to a 2017 report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly energy bill in Georgia is $126.38. That’s $14.71 above the national average of $111.67.

Is Georgia Power Plant Scherer nuclear?

The plant has four generating units, each capable of producing 930 megawatts, and is the most powerful coal-fired plant in North America. The plant is named after the former chairman and chief executive officer of Georgia Power….

Plant Scherer
Decommission date Unit 4: 2022 (planned)

How much does the CEO of Georgia Power make?

Compensation by Company

Name And Title Total Compensation
W. Paul Bowers Chairman, President and CEO, Georgia Power Total Compensation $5,045,868 View details
Mark A. Crosswhite Chairman, President and CEO, Alabama Power Total Compensation $4,531,314 View details