Georgia Power partners with the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council for National Energy Awareness Month
Georgia Power

ATLANTA – Oct. 6, 2015 – Georgia Power announced today a new partnership with the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) in support of National Energy Awareness Month. Since 1991, the October observation has underscored the central role energy plays in national prosperity, security and environmental well-being. Georgia Power’s 2015 partnership with GMSDC will include programs and events designed to enhance minority and small business awareness of energy efficiency, renewables and sustainability.

The month of special events begins October 6, 11:30 a.m. with a segment on the Let’s Talk Small Business radio show. During the segment, representatives from Georgia Power and GMSDC will share energy usage tips, programs and opportunities specifically for small businesses. A follow up segment will air on Let’s Talk Small Business on October 27 at 11:30 a.m. Let’s Talk Small Business is available online at:

Georgia Power and GMSDC will also host two engaging events for small business owners in October focused on leadership, reducing energy use, improving the energy efficiency of their business, among other topics. A luncheon will take place at Turner Field’s 755 Club on October 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. followed by another lunch and learn event at the GMSDC Business Development Center on October 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Georgia Power’s support of GMSDC is part of the company’s commitment to supporting diverse businesses in Georgia. GMSDC fosters and expands mutually beneficial economic opportunities between certified minority business enterprises, corporations and government entities within the state of Georgia to help build a stronger, more equitable society by supporting and promoting minority business development. For more information on the work of GMSDC, visit:  

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