At Georgia Power, we generate electricity at power plants across the state. Smart Power means that we are leading the way in the development of cleaner, more efficient, and cost-effective power generation plants and technologies. In this section, you’ll find lessons related to how we generate electricity effectively and efficiently at Georgia Power.

Electricity Basics

In this lesson, we’ll talk about electricity: what it is, where it comes from, how it moves, and how it is measured. You will learn how electron movement is related to electricity and how electricity relates to other forms of energy.

Traditional Generation Fuels

In this lesson, we’ll talk about the different types of traditional fuels that Georgia Power uses to generate electricity. You will also better understand how electricity is generated, how it is transmitted to your home, and how we can all be smart energy consumers.

Discover more about how nuclear technology works in the Nuclear Lesson.

Advanced Generation Technology

In this lesson, we’ll talk about how electricity is transmitted, regulated and maintained. You’ll learn the difference between renewable and nonrenewable fuel resources, you’ll understand energy transformation, and you’ll learn about new generation technologies here at Georgia Power.

Discover more about how nuclear technology works in the Nuclear Lesson.

Economics of Generation

In this lesson, we’ll talk about the concept of supply and demand as it relates to Georgia Power’s generation and transmission of electricity. You will also learn how electric utilities are regulated companies and why this is important to you as a customer.

Learn more about economics and energy in the Economics Lesson.