Georgia Power, the state's largest electric utility company, plans to shut down its remaining coal-fired power plants and double its renewable and solar energy generation by 2035 at latest. It will shutter 12 coal units producing more than 3,500 megawatts of power starting this year through 2028. Two remaining coal units will remain operational until 2035 to ensure a reliable supply of electricity to Georgia Power's 2.7 million customers. It plans to secure more than 2,300 MW of natural gas-generated electricity from 2022-2028 and add 2,300 MW of renewable energy by 2025 and up to 6,000 MW of renewables by 2035. It also plans a 1,000 MW energy storage facility to reliably power homes with solar power during peak hours when the sun isn't out.

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