Georgia Power introduces new online resources for lake residents and visitors
Enhanced website and new social media communities to improve outdoor experience

ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that the company has launched a new digital initiative, ON Georgia Power Lakes, to help the thousands of visitors to its lake properties better plan their visit and share their experiences online. New online resources available from Georgia Power as part of this initiative include an enhanced and four new Facebook communities segmented by lake location.

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The enhanced includes detailed information about all of Georgia Power's properties, including facilities and amenities, local attractions and water safety information. Visitors can also check current lake conditions and camp site information, as well as browse fish guides for each of the lakes.

"Every day, we work to ensure that residents who live on our lakes, as well as guests who visit, have the best experience possible," said Mike Clanton, vice president of Georgia Power's Land Department.  "The new online resources are a great way to connect with lake residents and guests to make sure they have the information needed to enjoy their time on the water."

Georgia Power is encouraging fans of the company's lake properties to "like" their favorite lake on Facebook to receive the latest news and information on local events and lake conditions. The communities were also created to allow lake residents and guests to share their experiences and personal tips for a great visit.  The company's new Facebook pages are:

Georgia Power is the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in Georgia, providing recreational opportunities year round at more than a dozen lakes across the state. In addition to its lakes, Georgia Power also operates campgrounds and other recreation properties for outdoor enthusiasts – more than 40 in all.

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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