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Tricia Pridemore Takes Her Seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission

ATLANTA, February 21, 2018 – Tricia Pridemore has taken her seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission today after Governor Nathan Deal appointed her to fill the vacancy on the Commission following the resignation of long time Commissioner Stan Wise. Pridemore is a resident of Marietta, Georgia. She will serve out the remainder of Wise’s term through December 31, 2018.


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Commissioner Tim Echols Receives Trailblazer Award at Advanced Reactors V & Showcase at Texas A&M

February 22, 2018 – Atlanta, Georgia – Commissioner Tim Echols, Vice-Chair of the Georgia Public Service Commission, was honored February 21, 2018 with the Advanced Reactors Summit's Trailblazer Award at a reception at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at the Texas A&M campus in College Station.


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Commission Elects Lauren “Bubba” McDonald as Commission Chair

ATLANTA, February 21, 2018 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) has unanimously elected Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald as Commission chair for a two year term. McDonald succeeds Commissioner Stan Wise who resigned from the Commission effective February 20, 2018. McDonald will begin his term as chair today.

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Stan Wise Steps Down from the Georgia Public Service Commission

ATLANTA, February 20, 2018 – Public Service Commissioner Stan Wise chaired his final Commission Administrative Session today prior to stepping down from the Commission after nearly 24 years of service. He has served as Chairman since January 1, 2017. 


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McDonald Statement on Imposition of Tariffs on Solar Cell Imports “Disappointed with President’s Decision”

ATLANTA, January 24, 2018 – Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald says he is disappointed with President Donald Trump’s decision to impose a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels, the result of an International Trade Commission (ITC) decision in a case filed by Georgia-based Suniva. The tariff will take effect on February 6, 2018.


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Commission Approves $43.6 million in Refunds for Georgia Power Customers; Orders Company to Show Impact of Tax Cuts on Rates

ATLANTA, January 16, 2018 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) today unanimously ordered Georgia Power Company to refund its customers $43.6 million. The refunds are the result of the Company earning above its Commission approved return on equity (ROE) for calendar year 2016 under terms of the Commission’s order in the 2013 Georgia Power rate case in Docket 36989. 

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