Georgia Power’s transformational plan for state’s energy future approved, helps ensure company will continue to meet needs of customers and state – PR Newswire

by | Jul 21, 2022 | Energy

2022 Integrated Resource Plan focused on transformation of generation fleet and electric grid; transition from coal generation to cleaner, more economical renewable and solar energy resources; investments in reliability and resilience; and diverse, flexible customer programs
ATLANTA, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which sets forth a proactive, innovative and transformational roadmap for how Georgia Power will continue to meet the energy needs of customers, local communities and the State of Georgia for future generations.
 “As Georgia continues to grow and the energy landscape continues to evolve, it’s incredibly important that we keep making the smart investments needed for our customers to have clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy for decades to come. The approval of our latest Integrated Resource Plan helps us do just that,” said Chris Womack, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power. “Working constructively with the Georgia Public Service Commission, we are committed to building the future of energy for our state, and these investments in our electric grid and energy infrastructure will help ensure that every customer, whether at home or running a business, has the energy they need to thrive.”
Georgia Power files an IRP with the Georgia PSC every three years to outline how it will provide energy to its 2.7 million customers over the next 20 years. The approved 2022 IRP delivers a comprehensive strategy to both transform …

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