Georgia Power, Southern Nuclear and The Shaw Group will host several supplier information meetings to familiarize local vendors with the procurement process for the new construction at Plant Vogtle.
Meetings are being held in the following locations: Waynesboro, Augusta, Savannah and Atlanta.
-- The Waynesboro meeting will be held Dec. 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Burke
County High School located at 1057 Burke Veterans Parkway in
-- The Augusta meeting will be held Dec. 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Augusta
Marriott Hotel and Suites located at Two 10th Street in Augusta.
At these sessions potential suppliers will learn more about the construction project and find out about available opportunities to provide products, materials and services to support construction.
Participants must register in advance at http://www.georgiapower.com/supplier/ . Space is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Similar sessions will also be held in Savannah on Jan. 19, 2010, at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel and in Atlanta at the Georgia Power Corporate Headquarters on Jan. 27 and 28. Specific information on those meetings can also be found at the Web site.
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility with rates well below the national average. Georgia Power serves 2.3 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties.
Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, operates the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala. and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.
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