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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...

Dec 22, 2014, 16:45 ET
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IBEW and Plant Farley fulfill Christmas wishes for local families for more than 25 years

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and employees of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant have completed their months-long...

Dec 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced plans to develop a 131-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Georgia, which...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:20 ET
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Executive management changes announced at Southern Company subsidiary

 Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning today announced two changes to the executive management team of subsidiary...

Dec 04, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Southern Telecom® expands key metro networks

Southern Telecom®, a subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced a strategic network expansion project in two key Southeast markets...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Upgrades to Plant Farley Unit 2 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

 Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following the completion of a...

Nov 17, 2014, 13:01 ET
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Southern Company announces executive management changes

 Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning today announced two changes to the company's executive management team. Bryan...

Nov 11, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Southern Company ranks as top utility for eighth consecutive year in G.I. Jobs' Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® listing

 For the eighth consecutive year, G.I. Jobs has named Southern Company the highest-ranked utility in its annual Top 100 Military Friendly...

Oct 29, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Southern Company reports third quarter earnings

Southern Company today reported third quarter 2014 earnings of $718 million, or 80 cents per share, compared with earnings of $852 million, or 97...

Oct 23, 2014, 11:20 ET
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Southern Company subsidiary to top 300 MW of total solar generating capacity with acquisition of new California facility

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from...