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SOURCE Georgia Power
Company offers safety tips and outage resources for customers
ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is closely monitoring the threat of Tropical Storm Nate, including potentially heavy rain and moderate winds in western and northern Georgia over the weekend. The company is mobilizing crews and preparing to respond to any service interruptions which may occur due to the storm.
Georgia Power reminds customers to keep safety first during severe weather and offers the following storm tips:
Tools You Can Use
A Strong Response Network
When severe weather strikes, Georgia Power has access to additional resources available as part of the Southern Company system, which includes multiple electric and gas companies serving more than 9 million customers nationwide. Additionally, Georgia Power is part of a national mutual assistance network consisting of dozens of utilities from around the country, and the company is able to tap into reinforcements when needed to restore power to Georgia customers following a storm. In September, Georgia Power responded to Hurricane Irma, one of the most destructive storms in the company's history which interrupted service to nearly 1 million customers. With more than 8,000 personnel involved in restoration efforts, Georgia Power restored power to impacted customers well ahead of schedule.
About Georgia Power
Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).
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