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Aug 21, 2014, 13:45 ET
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Southern Company honors first graduates of innovative military training program

 As part of its longstanding commitment to the military, Southern Company today recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and...

Aug 14, 2014, 16:58 ET
Southern California Gas Co. is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). (PRNewsFoto/Southern California Gas Company)

Southern California Gas Co. Declares Preferred Dividends

 The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred series stock of...

Aug 05, 2014, 13:30 ET
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Southern Company, partners to award Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grants

Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to 53...

Jul 30, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Southern Company reports second quarter earnings, notes modest economic recovery in Southeast

 Southern Company today reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $611 million, or 68 cents per share, compared with earnings of $297 million,...

Jul 29, 2014, 19:32 ET
Southern California Gas Co. is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). (PRNewsFoto/Southern California Gas Company)

"Solar Summer Tour" Heats Up Southern California As SoCalGas' Solar Water-Heated Unit Is Visiting 22 Locations

 Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently kicked off its "Solar Summer Tour" and is in the process of shining the light on its...

Jul 22, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Southern Company and partners award longleaf stewardship grants

 Reflecting an ongoing commitment to natural resource conservation, Southern Company and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today...

Jul 21, 2014, 14:50 ET
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Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

 Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Sept. 6, 2014,...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:44 ET
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Southern Nuclear employee nationally recognized for excellence in nuclear training

 On July 10, the American Nuclear Society selected Southern Nuclear's Charles Nesbitt as the recipient of the 2014 Robert L. Long Training...

Jul 08, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Southern Company second quarter earnings to be released July 30

 Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the second quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 30. Chairman, President...

Jun 26, 2014, 20:10 ET
Southern California Gas Co. is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). (PRNewsFoto/Southern California Gas Company)

SoCalGas Earns Top Marks in Greenlining Institute's 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) earned top marks as an energy utility industry leader in The Greenlining Institute's recently released 2014...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:00 ET
Southern Company's Chief Environmental Officer Dr. Larry S. Monroe (L) accepts Chairman's Award from Southeastern Electric Exchange Executive Director Jim Collins. (PRNewsFoto/Southern Company)

Southern Company recognized with industry-leading awards

 Southern Company's landmark 25-megawatt carbon-capture demonstration received the 2014 Industry Excellence Chairman's Award Wednesday at the...

Jun 23, 2014, 16:57 ET
Jeff Gasser, Executive Vice President of Operational Readiness and Site Integration for Vogtle 3 and 4, accepts an award on behalf of Southern Nuclear from Vice Admiral Robin Braun, Chief of Navy Reserve. The award recognizes SNC as an outstanding employer in support of its Reserve sailors. (PRNewsFoto/Southern Company)

Southern Nuclear receives award for support of Navy Reserve personnel

 Southern Nuclear was honored by the Navy Reserve during a ceremony on June 20, at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., for its...

Jun 09, 2014, 16:22 ET
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Southern Nuclear helps build a home for a local family

Beginning Thursday, May 29, more than 40 volunteers from Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., assisted the Alabama Power Service...

May 23, 2014, 10:11 ET
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Southern Nuclear helps discover inaccurate timekeeping, compensates employees for oversight

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., worked closely with the U.S. Department of Labor in a...

May 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy acquire New Mexico's largest solar facility

 Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the largest solar facility in New...

May 16, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Southern Company saluted as a top military employer by three surveys

 Three leading military surveys have named Southern Company a top employer for both active duty and veteran military. A longstanding leader in...

May 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
Southern California Gas Co. is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). (PRNewsFoto/Southern California Gas Company)

SoCalGas, California Energy Commission Collaborate to Advance Hyperlight Technology: Low-Cost, Utility-Scale Renewable Power

 Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has joined with the California Energy Commission to support the commercialization of a low-cost,...

Apr 30, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Southern Company reports first quarter earnings

 Southern Company today reported first quarter 2014 earnings of $351 million, or 39 cents per share, compared with earnings of $81 million, or...

Apr 21, 2014, 15:14 ET
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Southern Company raises dividend rate 13th straight year; annual rate goes to $2.10 per share

 Southern Company said today it is increasing its annual dividend by 7 cents per share to a rate of $2.10 per share. The increase marks the...

Apr 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy strengthen renewable portfolio by closing on second California solar plant

 Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, in partnership with Turner Renewable Energy, has announced the official acquisition of the...