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Feb 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Paula Marino inducted into Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame

The executive vice president of Southern Company's engineering and construction services organization, Paula Marino, has been inducted into the...


Feb 22, 2017, 06:45 ET Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings

Southern Company today reported fourth-quarter 2016 earnings of $197 million, or 20 cents per share, compared with earnings of $271 million, or 30...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:06 ET Southern Company named to Fortune's most admired list

For the eighth consecutive year Southern Company has been named to Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" list – this year ranking among the...


Feb 06, 2017, 12:10 ET Refueling activities and performance enhancements underway at Plant Hatch Unit 2

This morning at midnight ET, operators at the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant safely took Unit 2 offline for a planned refueling and...


Jan 19, 2017, 16:01 ET Southern Company fourth-quarter earnings to be released February 22

Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 by 7:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 22. Chairman, President and...


Jan 13, 2017, 15:33 ET Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 56 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable March 6, 2017, to...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary acquires additional wind facility in Texas

As part of the company's renewable growth strategy, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 276-megawatt...


Dec 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary announces strategic wind development agreement

As part of the company's renewable development strategy, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced a joint development agreement...


Dec 22, 2016, 14:45 ET Southern Company subsidiary acquires two wind projects in Texas

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of two wind facilities in Texas – the 174-megawatt (MW) Salt Fork Wind...


Dec 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary's Garland Solar Facility in California begins operation

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., today announced the commercial operation of...


Dec 13, 2016, 12:22 ET Southern Company's Roxann A. Laird named POWER-GEN's 2016 Woman of the Year

POWER-GEN International has named Southern Company's Roxann A. Laird its 2016 Woman of the Year. Laird is director of the National Carbon Capture...


Dec 12, 2016, 14:38 ET Southern Company Named Energy Company of the Year

A year of significant growth in an active industry helped Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the country's premier energy company, claim two of the...


Nov 18, 2016, 15:00 ET Southern Company announces new executive leader

Southern Company today announced a key addition to its executive leadership team, effective December 5. Nancy Sykes has been named executive vice...


Nov 17, 2016, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary acquires the Boulder Solar I Facility in Nevada

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and SunPower Corp. today announced that Southern Power has acquired a controlling interest in the...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:38 ET Southern Company announces new legal team leadership

Southern Company today announced a key addition to its executive leadership team, effective December 1. Sterling A. Spainhour, Jr., has been named...


Nov 01, 2016, 14:00 ET Utilities partner to enhance power grid preparedness: Southern Company, LG&E and KU, PPL Electric Utilities and TVA establishing equipment sharing program

Southern Company, along with Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), PPL Electric Utilities and the...


Oct 31, 2016, 07:10 ET Southern Company reports third quarter earnings

Southern Company today reported third quarter 2016 earnings of $1.1 billion, or $1.18 per share, compared with earnings of $1.0 billion, or...


Oct 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary acquires Wake Wind Energy Center

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 257-megawatt (MW) Wake Wind Energy...


Oct 27, 2016, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary closes on natural gas-fired power facility in Minnesota

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Mankato Energy Center from Calpine Corporation....


Oct 25, 2016, 06:55 ET Bloom Energy, Southern Company and its subsidiary PowerSecure announce acquisition of an estimated 50 megawatts of distributed fuel cells

Bloom Energy, Southern Company and its subsidiary PowerSecure have announced a strategic alliance, which will include project investment and...


Oct 24, 2016, 12:00 ET Southern Company, TVA sign mutual aid agreements to help restore power after significant events

Southern Company and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) today announced mutual assistance agreements between Southern Company's four retail...


Oct 17, 2016, 15:30 ET Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 56 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable December 6, 2016, to...


Oct 06, 2016, 14:00 ET Southern Company third-quarter earnings to be released October 31

 Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of 2016 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, October 31, 2016. Chairman,...


Sep 26, 2016, 09:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary's Tranquillity Solar Facility in California begins operation

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Recurrent Energy today announced the commercial operation of the 200-megawatt (MW) Tranquillity...


Sep 16, 2016, 08:30 ET Southern Company subsidiary announces another syngas production milestone at Kemper County energy facility

Southern Company subsidiary Mississippi Power today announced it has started producing syngas using the second gasifier at the Kemper County energy...