Georgia Power highlights EV programs during 5th Annual AFV Roadshow

ATLANTA, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, auto manufacturers and Commissioner Tim Echols of the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to support the Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Roadshow. The AFV Roadshow, kicking off today in Gainesville, is an annual cross-state event focused on showcasing clean transportation options, including electric vehicles (EVs). During this year's roadshow, Georgia Power is highlighting its electric transportation program including EV charger rebates for residential and business customers and new public charging infrastructure currently being installed across the state.    

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Since its creation in 2011, the AFV Roadshow has become a national event with tours reaching dozens of cities in seven states. Local educational events as part of the tour are designed to equip fleet managers, city leaders and state legislators with the information they need to make informed decisions about transitioning to domestic, clean fuels. The roadshow incorporates vehicle demos as well as live, educational seminars.

Scheduled stops on the tour include:

  • Gainesville (Monday, June 15): Brenau Downtown Center
  • Cartersville (Tuesday, June 16): Tellus Science Museum
  • Albany (Wednesday, June 17): Dougherty Government Building
  • Atlanta (Thursday, June 18): Georgia International Convention Center
  • Decatur (Tuesday, June 23): Agnes Scott College
  • St. Simon's Island (Wednesday, June 24): Sea Palms Resort
  • Valdosta (Thursday, June 25): Valdosta State University
  • Savannah (Friday, June 26): Savannah International Convention Center

Most events are set to begin at 9 a.m. For a detailed schedule and additional information on the AFV Roadshow, visit

Georgia Power is committed to assisting customers with their EV energy needs and advancing Georgia as an EV-friendly state. In addition to EV charger rebates and the development of public charging infrastructure, the company is conducting an ongoing public education campaign and offers a special rate for EV customers. The company also recently rolled out dozens of plug-in electric hybrid vehicles as part of its statewide fleet. To learn more about driving electric with Georgia Power, visit

About Georgia Power
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), one of the nation's largest generators of electricity.  Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship form the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.4 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, 21st century coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind.  Consistently recognized as a leader in customer service, Georgia Power was recently ranked highest in overall business customer satisfaction among large utilities in the South by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit and connect with the company on Facebook ( and Twitter (

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