Power generated from current coal resources is an important part of Georgia Power's diversified generation portfolio. 我们作为环境守护者的角色, Georgia Power has invested significantly in cleaner emissions technology and the expansion of alternative energy sources like solar and nuclear power.
through 2016, Georgia Power invested over $5 billion to equip our coal-fired power plants with the latest environmental controls to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide, 氮氧化物和汞. Our investments have decreased emissions of sulfur dioxide by more than 95 percent, 氮氧化物下降了90%以上，汞下降了95%左右. 没有联邦政府授权, Georgia Power’s carbon dioxide emissions have decreased by about 40% since 2005.
Georgia Power promotes reuse of significant amounts of waste from coal-related power generation, 如煤灰和其他煤炭燃烧残留物(ccr). ccr已被证明是经济的, 混凝土产品优质资源, construction, agriculture, 和材料行业. 这种材料的性能常常超过常规产品. 得了 ash can be recycled for other uses and benefit conservation of other natural resources.