Georgia Power Hosts Light Up The Holidays Contest, Offers Interview Opportunity For GAB Members

Georgia Power Hosts Light Up The Holidays Contest, Offers Interview Opportunity For GAB Members

Georgia Power is offering the following interview/segment opportunity for Georgia Association of Broadcasters members and their stations any time before Thursday, Dec. 22. The opportunity can be adapted for either television or radio formats.

  • Festive & Frugal Holiday Decorating:  A Georgia Power representative demonstrates some of the easiest ways to save energy this holiday season with props in-studio. Tips include using a timer for your holiday lights, switching to LED decorations and using reflective decorations to maximize the impact of decorative lighting. The representative can also share important holiday-related safety information to minimize the risk of electrical accidents.
    • This segment can also be adapted for post-holiday as viewers remove their decorations and plan for next year — checking your lights for cracked/frayed wires as you take them down, shopping for replacement LEDs on post-holiday clearance, etc.

Please book by calling Georgia Power Media Relations at 404-506-7676

Georgia Power is inviting Georgians to showcase their holiday light displays and win during its first-ever Light Up the Holidays photo contest. The contest runs through January 8 and is easy to enter on Facebook or Twitter:

  • Facebook: Visit the company’s Facebook page and upload your photo to the #GeorgiaPowerLights app. Tell your friends and family to visit the app to vote for your picture.
  • Twitter: Follow @GeorgiaPower and tweet your photo using #GeorgiaPowerLights. Ask your friends and family to like your tweet.

Each week throughout the contest, Georgia Power will randomly select one winner from all entries received on both platforms that week to receive a $50 gift card. The week of January 16, the company will announce two Grand Prize winners, one residential and one business, as well as four Runners Up, based solely on the total number of likes or votes received for the photo during the contest period. Each Grand Prize winner will receive a $500 gift card, a plaque and be featured on Two residential and two business runners up will also be selected, with each receiving a $250 gift card.

Full contest rules are available at

Throughout the holiday season, Georgia Power reminds customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help them save money and energy even as they celebrate. Simple tips for the holidays include switching to energy efficient LED decorations, which use more than 50 percent less energy than traditional decoration, and putting decorations on a timer to ensure they’re only on when people are home, or awake, to enjoy them.

For more easy ways to save energy this holiday, visit To purchase new, energy efficient holiday lighting, and other energy saving products, visit the Georgia Power Marketplace. The site is one stop shopping for the most popular energy saving products, including lighting and smart thermostats, and streamlines the rebate process through integration with customers’ Georgia Power accounts.