Georgia Power aims for employee retention in plan to eliminate coal

Georgia Power is retiring all coal plants as it continues to incorporate renewable energy, according to a filing from the Atlanta-based utility.  More than 700 people work at the coal plants.

The subsidiary of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) plans to retire most coal units by 2028 and the final two units at Plant Bowen by 2035. Georgia Power is replacing coal with more natural gas, renewable sources and energy storage.

Georgia Power plans to work with employees to transition them into new roles, according…


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