BRADENTON, Fla. – The recent decisions by Oglethorpe Power Corp. and the Municipal Electric Agency of Georgia to complete two nuclear reactors triggered one-notch downgrades for each agency by Fitch Ratings.

OPC's ratings were downgraded to A-minus from A, affecting $858.2 million in pollution control bonds issued by the Development Authorities of Appling, Burke, Heard and Monroe Counties, and $3.05 billion in first mortgage bonds.

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