July 12, 2019

Oglethorpe Power Corp. Donates Tablets to Talbot County Library Summer Reading Program

Contact:  Terri Statham
Phone Number:  770-270-6990
Email:  terri.statham@opc.com­­­­

(TUCKER, Ga., July 9, 2019) – Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently donated two Amazon Fire HD tablets, continuing the organization’s tradition of supporting communities across the state.  The tablets will be used as prizes for completion of the Talbot County Library Summer Reading Program.

“We love to support children and education, and the library’s Summer Reading Program supports both of those initiatives in Talbot County,” states Mary Long, senior community relations coordinator, Oglethorpe Power Corp.  “Oglethorpe Power focuses on supporting the communities in which we own and operate power plants. Supporting the residents of Talbot County is extremely personal for us because this is our home, too.”

Located in Talbot County, Oglethorpe Power Corp. owns and operates Talbot Energy Facility, a gas-fired combustion turbine power plant capable of producing 682 MW.

About Oglethorpe Power

Oglethorpe Power is one of the nation’s largest power supply cooperatives with more than $12 billion in assets serving 38 Electric Membership Corporations which, collectively, provide electricity to approximately 4.1 million Georgia residents. A proponent of conscientious energy development and use, Oglethorpe Power balances reliable and affordable energy with environmental responsibility and has an outstanding record of regulatory compliance. Its diverse energy portfolio includes natural gas, hydroelectric, coal and nuclear generating plants with a combined capacity of nearly 7,800 megawatts. Oglethorpe Power was established in 1974 and is owned by its 38 Member Systems. Its headquarters are in Tucker, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb.