As Georgia Power was preparing to announce its succession plans and the transition of its top leadership from Paul Bowers to Chris Womack, Hurricane Zeta was swooping across the Southeast causing massive power outages.
The Georgia Power Co. is announcing a transition in leadership with the upcoming retirement of Paul Bowers as its chairman, president and CEO, and the election of his successor – Chris Womack, Southern Co.’s executive vice president and president of external affairs.
As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on March 23, 2018
The Council for Quality Growth has selected Paul Bowers, chairman and CEO of Georgia Power, to receive its prestigious 2018 Four Pillar award.
The eve before the opening of the new Chick-fil-A restaurant on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was a night unlike any other in Atlanta’s history.
The “haves” and the “have nots” huddled indoors and ate dinner in the warmth of a new Chick-fil-A restaurant on the Westside of downtown on Wednesday night braving below-freezing temperatures and ice-covered streets.
Atlanta-based Southern Co. has decided to push forward with completion of an over-budget, behind-schedule nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle rather than give up on what has ballooned into a $25.2 billion project.
Southern affiliate Georgia Power Co. filed a recommendation Thursday with the state Public Service Commission (PSC) to continue construction at the nuclear plant south of Augusta, Ga. The project’s co-owners, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities all supported the recommendation, Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power told Atlanta Business Chronicle in an exclusive interview minutes after the announcement.