Southern Co. team weighing changes from renewables
The Southern Co. is brainstorming ways it can more widely incorporate renewable energy such as solar power into its traditional business model.
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Thu May 23, 2013
Southern Co. CEO defends Kemper County power project in Mississippi
The head of Southern Co. called the decision to write off $540 million in extra costs on a Mississippi power plant "a bitter pill for us to swallow," but he defended the project Wednesday as a long-term investment for the large utility.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tue May 21, 2013
Environmental group has questions for utility execs
Members of the environmental group the Sierra Club plan to use the Southern Company annual shareholder meeting today, May 22, as an opportunity to grill executives about construction overruns and renewable energy.
A Few Near-Term Catalysts To Consider When It Comes To Southern Company
On Monday May 20th, it was announced that Southern Co. would be replacing the head of its Mississippi utility amid growing concern about the cost of its Kemper coal power plant whose estimated price tag has ballooned to $4.3B. General counsel Ed Holland has been named CEO of Mississippi Power following the sudden retirement of Ed Day, who had ... (more)
Electric Energy Online
Southern Company recognized as a top employer for military
Reflecting its longstanding commitment to military recruitment, Southern Company has been named a top employer for both active duty and veteran military in a pair of recent surveys.
Mon May 20, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
One Ed replaces another as Mississippi Power CEO
Southern Co.'s board of directors voted Monday to name G. Edison "Ed" Holland the utility's new leader.
Thu May 16, 2013
Southern CEO says Plant Vogtle overruns won't hurt customers
Cost overruns on the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle won't end up making a significant impact on customers' monthly electricity bills, the chief executive officer of Southern Company said Thursday.
Sierra Club says Kemper deal voids PSC approval
The Sierra Club has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to order the Public Service Commission to again reconsider its approval of the $4.3 billion coal-fired power plant Mississippi Power Co.
Strange Bedfellows for Solar: Ted Turner, Southern Co.
CNN Television network founder and environmentalist Ted Turner has partnered with Southern Co., the second largest utility company in the US, to build huge solar farms in southwestern states like Arizona.
Wed May 15, 2013
GA Tech Celebrates its 245th Graduation Ceremony
The gowns have been worn and the caps already thrown as Georgia Tech students and faculty celebrated its 245th Commencement during the weekend of May 4th and 5th.
Tue May 14, 2013
Georgia Power adds to biomass portfolio
Georgia Power Co. inked a deal with Rollcast Energy Inc . to add 53.5 megawatts of biomass capacity to its generation portfolio.
Electric Energy Online
Southern Company names Tom Wilson vice president and chief information security officer of Southern Company Services
Southern Company announced that Tom Wilson has been elected vice president and chief information security officer of Southern Company Services, Inc.
Mon May 13, 2013
Duke Energy Corp (DUK), The Southern Company (SO): This Sector Looks Fully Valued
Utilities are the classic "widow-and-orphan" stocks-meaning they are slow and steady providers of dependable income.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Ted Turner Taking Coal Funds to Create Solar Odd Couple: Energy
Yet Atlanta businessman Ted Turner, a climate-change crusader, and Southern Co., the second-largest utility in the U.S. by market value, have found a common interest developing giant solar farms, mostly in southwestern U.S. deserts.
Southern Given Buy Rating at TheStreet
's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by TheStreet in a research note issued on Monday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.
Fri May 10, 2013
Employees safely return Plant Farley unit 2 to service following planned refueling outage
Each unit at Plant Farley requires new fuel every 18 months. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and testing, workers made upgrades to plant systems and components.
Thu May 09, 2013
StockCall Study on SO, CPN, EIX, and TE
Utilities are expected to see a sharp rise in capital spending over the next few years as they upgrade their existing infrastructures.
Tue May 07, 2013
Southern Given "Outperform" Rating at RBC Capital
's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at RBC Capital in a report released on Tuesday, Stock Ratings Network reports.