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Apr 17, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Southern Company accelerates sustainable energy innovations with five solar projects in three states

 Three Southern Company subsidiaries this week are marking major milestones in the strategic expansion of one of the nation's largest renewable...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell

 Reflecting its long-standing commitment to develop the full portfolio of energy resources, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today...

Apr 13, 2015, 03:01 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).

SoCalGas Launches First Power-to-Gas Project in U.S.

 Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) is bringing sci-fi innovation to life and has joined with the Energy Department's National...

Apr 07, 2015, 19:05 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).

SoCalGas Sponsors Seven Nonprofit Groups for Earth Month Events

April is Earth Month and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and its employees are teaming up with seven nonprofit groups that focus on...

Apr 06, 2015, 10:45 ET
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Southern Company first-quarter earnings to be released April 29

Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the first quarter of 2015 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 29. Chairman, President and...

Apr 01, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Inventing our future: Southern Company's new hub to deliver tomorrow's solutions, today

 Electricity use in America has grown five times faster than other energy sources over the past four decades. That means delivering clean,...

Mar 31, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary's first wind project will be its largest renewable plant

 Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced an agreement to acquire the company's largest renewable electric generating plant...

Mar 17, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Southern Company CEO receives national award for leading nuclear development with Vogtle construction

The National Labor and Management Public Affairs Committee (LAMPAC) has named Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning as a...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:22 ET
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Upgrades to Plant Hatch Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

Unit 2 of the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant near Baxley, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a...

Feb 20, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary acquires two Georgia solar projects totaling 99 megawatts

 Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of two photovoltaic (PV) solar projects totaling 99 megawatts (MW)...

Feb 19, 2015, 15:45 ET
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Fortune names Southern Company a top utility for sixth consecutive year

 Fortune magazine has named Southern Company to its 2015 "World's Most Admired Companies" list, marking the sixth consecutive year the company...

Feb 09, 2015, 14:00 ET
Southern Company elects John D. Johns to board of directors

Southern Company elects John D. Johns to board of directors

 Southern Company today announced the election of John D. Johns to its board of directors, effective Feb. 9. Johns has served as the chairman,...

Feb 09, 2015, 11:50 ET
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Plant Hatch Unit 2 begins planned refueling and maintenance outage following record continuous run

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

Feb 09, 2015, 10:45 ET
Southern Company elects Todd A. Perkins assistant treasurer

Southern Company assistant treasurer Earl C. Long announces retirement; Todd A. Perkins elected successor

Southern Company Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie today announced that Todd A. Perkins has been elected assistant treasurer of Southern...

Feb 04, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Southern Company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings

Southern Company today reported fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $300 million, or 33 cents per share, compared with earnings of $414 million, or 47...

Jan 30, 2015, 10:00 ET
Tami M. Barron named president of Southern Company subsidiary SouthernLINC Wireless

Tami M. Barron named president of SouthernLINC Wireless

 Southern Company Services President and CEO Mark S. Lantrip today announced that Tami M. Barron has been elected president and CEO of...

Jan 27, 2015, 16:34 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).

Study Finds Low-Carbon Gas Fuels NEW Option for Meeting California's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

As California policymakers move toward environmentally focused energy goals, including increased reliance on renewable sources, a new study by...

Jan 16, 2015, 10:45 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 Mar. 6, 2015, to...

Jan 14, 2015, 16:45 ET
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Southern Company awarded for diverse and inclusive workplace

Southern Company has been named one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity by Black Enterprise magazine. One of only three Georgia-based companies...

Jan 08, 2015, 10:45 ET
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Southern Company fourth quarter earnings to be released Feb. 4

 Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Chairman, President and...