||You are eligible for the Senior Citizens Discount if you are at least 65 years
old and your total household income is not more than twice the Federal Poverty Level, or $23,540 annually (http://aspe.hhs.gov). To apply
for the Senior Citizen Discount, contact Georgia Power at 1.888.660.5890 or visit (http://www.georgiapower.com).
||Franchise Fees are collected based on electric service inside or outside of city
limits. If you live within the city limits of a city with which Georgia Power does
NOT have a franchise agreement, you will pay as outside the city limits. If
you are not sure, contact GPC at 1.888.660.5890.
||The Smart Meter Opt-Out fee is a monthly surcharge approved by the Commission
designed to allow the Georgia Power Company to recover costs associated with manual meter reading. The monthly fee is an
incrase of $19.00 to the Customer's base bill to which other taxes and surcharges will apply.
||The Environmental Compliance Cost Recovery Rider was
established to recover capital costs and operating and maintenance costs
associated with government mandated environmental costs.
||The Nuclear Construction Cost Recovery Rider is a
surcharge created by state legislative mandate, SB 31, passed in the 2010 General
Assembly that became effective January 1, 2011, to recover financing costs
associated with the construction of two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle.
||The Residential Demand Side Management Residential Rider is a
surcharge established by the Commission to support Georgia Power Company in its
energy conservation initiatives.
||The Nuclear Waste Fund Fee Rider is a
credit established by Georgia Power Company with the approval of the Commission to reflect reduction
of the fee to zero in current fuel rates. The fee, which was required to be paid to the Dept of Energy
pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, was formally set to zero and will take effect beginning in July,
and will remain at zero until such time the fee is reset by DOE or rates are reset in the next fuel proceeding.