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Approval of Georgia Power Renewable Energy Plan

Every three years Georgia Power is required to inform the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on how it will provide energy to meet electricity demand of its 2.7 million customers over the next 20 years. On July 21st, the commission approved Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) that would shut down all but two of Georgia Power’s coal-fired power plants in the state.

Georgia Power Proposal to Increase Monthly Bills

Georgia Power recently filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission for approval that would enable the company to raise customer bills by 12 percent over the next three years to continue, in their words, making investments in strengthening and securing the electric grid, transforming its power generation to include cleaner and more economical energy resources and continue improving the customer experience.