Georgia Power prepares for frigid temperatures
Created on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:58
Published on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:58
Written by OCG News Staff
As the temperatures continue to plummet, Georgia Power is monitoring weather conditions around the state and is ready for the predicted record-low temperatures.
In preparation for high demand, Georgia Power has additional generation online to ensure adequate and reliable supplies of electricity. Control centers will carefully monitor power loads on circuits, and crews and engineering teams are being kept on call in the event heavy loads cause isolated outages over the next 24 hours.
Customers can view reported outages across the state, as well as estimated restoration times, at www.georgiapower.com/storm.
They can also report a new outage and sign up for email or phone alerts for the latest information.
Customers can report or check the status of an outage via phone at 1-888-891-0938
Georgia Power has posted a variety of useful tips and information for preparing your home for winter weather at www.georgiapower.com
Also, in association with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, the company will participate in the agency's Winter Weather Preparedness Twitter Chat on Friday, Jan. 10. More information is available at http://www.gemainfo.com/go/doc/759/2062118/