Media Advisories

Upcoming Administrative Sessions to Determine AGL, Georgia Power Rate Cases

December 3, 2019 – (ATLANTA) This year, both Atlanta Gas Light and Georgia Power asked the Georgia Public Service Commission to increase rates on natural gas and electricity respectively.

After several hearings that included testimony from PSC advocacy staff, the two companies and dozens of intervenors, the elected PSC Commissioners are expected to make final decisions on the utilities’ requests this month. On Dec. 17, the Commissioners will vote on Georgia Power’s rate case. On Dec. 19, the commissioners will vote on Atlanta Gas Light’s rate case.



Georgia PSC Begins Georgia Power Rate-Case Hearing on Monday

September 26, 2019 – (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Public Service Commission has scheduled a hearing on Georgia Power’s request for a rate increase. The hearing is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 30, continue Tuesday, Oct. 1, and will conclude on Wednesday, Oct. 2 if not concluded earlier.

Each day, the hearing will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the first floor Hearing Room, 244 Washington Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30335.


Georgia PSC Prominent in ‘Oscars’ of Energy Awards

September 26, 2019 – (ATLANTA) – Public Service Commission Chairman Lauren “Bubba” McDonald has been named a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 21st annual S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. Commissioner Vice Chair Tim Echols has been named a finalist for the Individual Rising Star Award. Also in the running for Lifetime Achievement is former Georgia PSC Commissioner Stan Wise.

Established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars of the Energy Industry,” the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.


Georgia Public Service Commission Releases Staff Review of Southern Nuclear Company’s Vogtle Forecast Schedule and Cost

Atlanta, July 30, 2019 - The Georgia Public Service Commission Staff on Tuesday released its review of Southern Nuclear Company’s April 2019 Vogtle Units 3 and 4 Re-baseline of Forecast Schedule and Cost.

The report is available here:


Commission Adds 2,210 MW of Renewable Energy in Georgia Power 2019 Integrated Resources Plan

Atlanta, July 16, 2019 - The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday finalized Georgia Power Company’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in Dockets 42310 and 42311. As mandated by state law, the IRP is Georgia Power’s three-year plan for the state’s energy needs.


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