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Georgia Power has entered into an agreement with EDP Renewables North America that will add 250 MW of wind energy to the company's portfolio. Through the contracts, Georgia Power will source the wind power from EDP's wind farms in southwest Oklahoma.

Georgia Power will begin receiving the wind power on Jan. 1, 2016. This agreement is expected to deliver cost savings to Georgia Power customers over the life of the contract and is the latest step in Georgia Power's ongoing effort to procure renewable energy in the most cost-effective manner for customers.

Georgia Power serves 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties.


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