Be summer storm ready with Outage Alerts, free resources
Georgia Power monitoring weather, offering safety, preparation and outage information for customers

ATLANTA, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer thunderstorms continue, Georgia Power is monitoring the changing weather around the clock and prepared to respond to any service interruptions which may occur.  The company encourages customers to be summer storm ready too with free tools and resources, including Georgia Power Outage Alerts. Thousands of customers are currently signed up for the company's Outage Alert service and are receiving personalized notifications and updates via text message, phone call, and email whenever power is interrupted at their home or business.

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Other resources to stay informed and safe include:

  • Outage & Storm Center – Visit and bookmark to sign up for Outage Alerts, report and check the status of outages and find helpful information for before, during and after severe weather.
  • Outage Map – Housed within the Outage & Storm Center, Georgia Power's interactive Outage Map provides near real-time information, allowing users to see where outages are occurring across the state and track estimated restoration times.
  • Georgia Power Mobile App – Download the Georgia Power mobile app for Apple and Android devices to access storm and outage information on the go. Use the app anytime to access account information and mobile bill payment options, as well as energy efficiency tools.
  • @GeorgiaPower on Twitter – Follow @GeorgiaPower on Twitter for storm tips, outage updates, customer service and more.

In addition to online resources, customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938.

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 are 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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