MEAG Power, Participant & Public Power News

Spring 2023

Participant News & Information


Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital broke ground in January 2023 on a Trauma & Critical Care Tower and Living & Learning Community building with a $250 million investment.


Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) and SK On will build a new EV battery facility that will supply HMG’s plants in the U.S., creating more than 3,500 new jobs through approximately $4-5 billion of investment in Bartow County.


Norway-based Freyr, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has announced it will invest nearly $2.6 billion in its planned Giga America battery plant in Newnan, creating over 700 jobs.


Forward-looking local government has made Camilla a centerpiece of the Southeast, efficiently serving the Georgia, Alabama and Florida markets. Home to some of the most sophisticated agricultural and poultry production systems and advanced food processing technologies, the city knows how to offer businesses the right incentives and the right cooperation.

Vogtle News

In March, Unit 3 reached initial criticality -- a sustaining nuclear reaction in the core -- and on April 1 generated electricity for the first time, successfully synchronizing and connecting to the electric grid. Both milestones are part of ongoing startup testing, and operators will continue to raise reactor power for electricity generation while performing tests at various power levels.

Progress Report

Unit 3


Unit 4


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MEAG Power Delivered Energy

  • 55% Nuclear
  • 5% Hydro
  • 20% Gas
  • 11% Coal
  • 9% Net Purchases

60% Non-Emitting*

*12-month rolling average, as of April 2023

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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