MEAG Power, Participant & Public Power News

Fall/Winter 2022-2023

Participant News & Information


Elberton Mayor Daniel Graves was selected to be a member of the APPA’s Policy Makers Council (PMC) to represent Region 5 for a three-year term (January 2023 – December 2025). The PMC assists APPA in advocating for federal policies that are important to public power utilities nationwide.


Northside Gwinnett is expanding in Lawrenceville, including a new 10-story, 162-bed inpatient tower and medical office building that will house outpatient imaging, ambulatory surgery and various physician practices.


80 Acres Farms, an industry-leading vertical farming company, will create 150 new jobs in Covington. The $120 million investment will help the company meet growing consumer demand for local, fresh produce.


Growing businesses gravitate to this growing community where long-time resident companies have greatly expanded and a diversity of newcomers is finding just what they need to thrive as the city continually imagines more ways to make Norcross even better. Significant advantages are the eligibility for generous job tax credits in many places; involvement with the Life Science Innovation Crescent, and a special established and expanding Warehouse and Logistics area.

Vogtle News

Fuel has been loaded into Unit 3, and startup testing for commercial operation is proceeding through a number of progressive levels leading to Unit 3 entering commercial operation, slated for April 2023.

Progress Report

Unit 3


Unit 4


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MEAG Power Delivered Energy

  • 54% Nuclear
  • 5% Hydro
  • 18% Gas
  • 13% Coal
  • 10% Net Purchases

59% Non-Emitting*

*12-month rolling average, as of November 2022

Solar News

We will use this space to provide solar initiative updates as they occur. Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act (see the IRA article in the Summer 2022 issue) require careful consideration before moving forward with the initiative.

Pineview Solar Farm Fast Facts:

  • 600 acres
  • 260,000 solar modules
  • 80 MW power output

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