Fortnightly Magazine - October 2018
With over 1,700 attendees, powerful speakers, and an amazing exhibition hall chock full of the latest technology, it was indeed special.
Sixteen unique conversations
Interviews with Chair Bubba McDonald, Commissioners Chuck Eaton, Tim Echols, Doug Everett, and Tricia Pridemore, and 22 staff members.
"When it comes down to being stern and calling it like it is, I’m guilty. But I’ll go the extra mile for anybody that’s trying to do right."
"There are a lot of states that seem to be focused on natural gas and alternative energy, and in the short-term that may be the way to go, but, we’re making 50, 60, 70-year decisions here."
"Jumpstarting solar and finishing Plant Vogtle will most likely what we’ll be remembered for. Those two clean energy sources will be the solution for the future."
"We’re the only state that’s building nuclear power plants. I am quite pro-nuclear. It is the safest, cheapest, and most reliable electricity there is."
"Georgia Power was recently recognized by J.D. Power for having the best customer service in the nation."
Executive Director and Director of Utilities
"The days that are the most fun are when we’re faced with a challenge, and we must figure out how do we balance state laws, administrative procedures, and regulation."
Interviews with Sheree Kernizan - Electric Unit Director, Jamie Barber - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Manager, and Rob Trokey - Electric Unit Utilities Analyst