Georgia Power ranked #1 by J.D. Power for residential customer satisfaction
Company earns highest ranking for Large Utilities in the South for second year in a row

ATLANTA, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Georgia Power has been ranked number one for customer satisfaction among Large Utilities in the South by J.D. Power in its 2018 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM. Georgia Power achieved the highest score in its segment this year based on multiple factors including price, billing and payment and customer service.

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"Every day, our thousands of employees across the state are focused on delivering world-class service for our customers at every level," said Kevin Kastner, vice president of Customer Service for Georgia Power. "This recognition by J.D. Power reaffirms that we are delivering on our commitment to maintain the highest customer satisfaction possible while also continuing to innovate with new products and services that meet the needs and desires of our customers and improve their overall experience."

The J.D. Power survey is based on responses from more than 104,000 online interviews conducted from July 2017 through May 2018 among residential customers of the 138 largest electric utility brands across the United States, which collectively represent more than 99 million households. According to the study, Georgia Power and utilities across the country are placing an enhanced focus on better customer service, with residential electric utility companies overall showing a seventh consecutive year-over-year increase. Click here to read more about this year's survey.

Georgia Power was also ranked number one in the recently released Cogent Energy Reports 2018 Most Trusted Utility & Customer Engagement™ Brands by Market Strategies International. The company ranked number one in the Cogent Residential Study for the fifth consecutive year and is the highest scoring Electric Utility in the Cogent Business Survey for the fourth consecutive year.

Georgia Power's focus on providing excellent customer service includes new online and social media customer service choices; customizable rate plans and payment options; and access to free customer tools and resources such as My Power Usage and Outage Alerts. The company also makes it easy for customers to find ways to save money and energy at and shop for the latest energy saving products on the Georgia Power Marketplace. To learn more, visit

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 and connect with the company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (


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