Georgia Power invites EV drivers to charge up during National Drive Electric Week
20 public charging stations now in place throughout the state

ATLANTA – Sept. 14, 2016 – Georgia Power is marking National Drive Electric Week this week with an expanded network of public charging stations now in place throughout the state.  Through its Get Current. Drive Electric. ™ initiative, the company is building out a network of public charging stations and currently offers 20 convenient locations around Atlanta, as well as Athens, Augusta and Savannah.

To access Georgia Power’s public charging stations, electric vehicle (EV) drivers must have a Georgia Power Card, ChargePoint Card or an EZ Charge Card activated on the ChargePoint network. By signing up for the Georgia Power Card, EV drivers can also get special promotions and discounts, help the company determine future Georgia charger locations and access the largest nationwide EV charging network with more than 25,000 Level 2 and DC fast charging locations across the country.

With more EVs on Georgia highways every day, Georgia Power is committed to assisting customers with their EV energy needs and advancing Georgia as an EV-friendly state. In addition to developing public charging infrastructure, the company also offers EV charger rebates for business and residential customers, an online calculator to help customers find out how much driving electric may save them and a special rate for EV customers.

To learn more about driving electric with Georgia Power, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com/EV and join Georgia Power’s social EV communities on Facebook and Twitter (@GeorgiaPowerET). To learn more about National Drive Electric Week, visit www.driveelectricweek.org

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About Georgia Power

Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. 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, advanced coal and natural gas, renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind, as well as a variety of energy efficiency programs. 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 www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower) and Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower).


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