April 12, 2024

Oglethorpe Power Delivers $4.5 Million Tax Payment to Appling County

Oglethorpe Power and Satilla REMC present tax payment to Appling County Tax Commissioner’s Office

Baxley, GA (April 12, 2024) – Today, Oglethorpe Power and Satilla REMC presented Oglethorpe Power’s 2023 ad valorem tax payment of more than $4.5 million to the Appling County Tax Commissioner’s office, which will benefit the county’s school systems and local government. The payment is for Oglethorpe Power’s 30 percent ownership of the Edwin I. Hatch nuclear plant and other properties in Appling County.

Oglethorpe Power is a wholesale electric power cooperative that is owned by and serves 38
consumer-owned, not-for-profit distribution cooperatives across Georgia, including Satilla REMC, which provides electric service in Appling County and other area counties.

As an engaged corporate citizen in many counties throughout the state, Oglethorpe Power is dedicated to fostering strong community relationships and identifying areas of need that can enhance the quality of life for Georgia residents, with an emphasis on supporting underserved youth and enabling development through leadership and education programs. Last year in Appling County, Oglethorpe Power supported the Appling County Food Bank, the REACH Georgia scholarship program, 4-H and the Gents and Glam Community, Family and Youth Services organization.

About Oglethorpe Power

Oglethorpe Power is among the nation’s largest power supply cooperatives and is one of the largest energy producers in Georgia. With more than $16 billion in assets, Oglethorpe Power owns and operates a diverse portfolio of resources to provide reliable, affordable, safe and environmentally responsible energy to 38 consumer-owned, not-for-profit Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) that provide retail electricity to approximately 4.4 million Georgians. Through its investment in nuclear, natural gas, hydro and coal resources, Oglethorpe Power’s generation fleet has a combined capacity of more than 8,500 megawatts. For more information, visit www.opc.com.


Contact:  Blair Romero
Phone Number:  770-270-7290
Email:  blair.romero@opc.com ­­­­