Georgia Power and Atlanta Gas light both announced they will temporarily suspend service disconnections.
Georgia Power will also temporarily suspend residential disconnections for the next 30 days, beginning March 14. Georgia Power will reevaluate the policy and time frame as the situation develops.
“Our teams are always prepared to respond in challenging situations and I am confident we will continue to meet the needs of our customers during this unprecedented time. It’s what we do,” said Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power. “Georgia Power’s operational plans, systems, infrastructure and generating plants are all designed with reliability in mind. We remain focused on ensuring both the well-being of our employees and the continuity of services for our customers.”