Will Georgia Power customers see cost savings from approved expansion plan?

A Georgia Power crewman goes through the process of restoring power to a neighborhood.

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On Tuesday, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted 4-1 to allow Georgia Power to expand a power plant and buy more electricity from other utilities. This will enable the utility to provide power to an influx of businesses in the state.

WABE climate reporter Emily Jones recaps the hearings and explains whether customers can expect to see any savings on their rising Georgia Power bills.