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Nov 01, 2017, 06:45 ET Southern Company reports third quarter 2017 earnings

Southern Company today reported third quarter 2017 earnings of $1.07 billion, or $1.07 per share, compared with earnings of $1.14 billion, or $1.18...


Oct 24, 2017, 14:45 ET Southern Company Pledges $100K in Battle Against Fungus Threatening Vital Bat Populations

Southern Company and its subsidiaries are contributing $100,000 to the Bats for the Future Fund (BFF), a new stewardship program aimed at finding a...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:15 ET Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure signs contract to help restore Puerto Rico electric grid

PowerSecure, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for additional support to...


Oct 16, 2017, 15:27 ET Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 58 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable December 6, 2017,...


Oct 16, 2017, 07:30 ET Southern Company Gas to Sell Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas to South Jersey Industries in $1.7 Billion Deal

Southern Company and Southern Company Gas today announced that Pivotal Utility Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Southern Company Gas, has entered...


Oct 10, 2017, 13:00 ET Southern Company third-quarter earnings to be released November 1

Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of 2017 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, November 1. Chairman, President and...


Oct 03, 2017, 14:00 ET Southern Company and partners announce 2017 waterway conservation grants

Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, has awarded $2.5...


Aug 28, 2017, 13:30 ET Southern Company Donates to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief and establishes employee and retiree matching program

Southern Company announced today that the Southern Company Charitable Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane...


Aug 23, 2017, 10:00 ET Southern Company and partners announce 2017 Gulf Coast Conservation grants

Southern Company, along with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, has announced the 2017...


Aug 15, 2017, 13:30 ET Southern Company and partners award 10 longleaf conservation grants

Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and other public and private partners, has awarded over $5.5...


Aug 02, 2017, 06:50 ET Southern Company reports second-quarter 2017 results

Southern Company today reported a second quarter 2017 loss of $1.38 billion, or $1.38 per share, compared with earnings of $623 million, or 67...


Aug 01, 2017, 10:28 ET Southern Company subsidiary surpasses 1,500 MW wind energy with Texas acquisition

As part of the company's renewable growth strategy to build the future of energy, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the...


Jul 17, 2017, 15:15 ET Southern Company announces quarterly dividend

Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 58 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable September 6, 2017, to...


Jul 12, 2017, 15:18 ET Southern Company building the future of energy with new battery storage research demonstration

Building on its 100-year commitment to innovation and historic focus on the research and development of emerging energy solutions, Southern...


Jul 10, 2017, 13:15 ET Southern Company second-quarter earnings to be released August 2

Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the second quarter of 2017 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 2. Chairman, President...


Jun 30, 2017, 10:00 ET Southern Company subsidiary and Wärtsilä sign agreement to develop flexible gas power plant projects

Today, Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Wärtsilä, a leading supplier of flexible generation technology, signed a Memorandum of...


Jun 28, 2017, 16:11 ET Southern Company and Mississippi Power announce suspension of gasification operations

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and Mississippi Power today announced the company is immediately suspending start-up and operations activities...


Jun 27, 2017, 09:30 ET Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure announces strategic alliance with Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Southern Company subsidiary PowerSecure announced today a strategic alliance with Advanced Microgrid Solutions ("AMS") to jointly develop and...


May 18, 2017, 10:00 ET Southern Company named to DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for second consecutive year

Southern Company has been named among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity for the second consecutive year, rising two spots to No. 44....


May 15, 2017, 14:30 ET Southern Company named U.S. Company of the Year by Conexx

Southern Company has been named the U.S. Company of the Year by Conexx, the premier organization connecting Americans and Israelis via business....


May 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Lamesa Solar Facility in Texas begins commercial operation

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the commercial operation of the 102-megawatt (MW) Lamesa Solar Facility in Dawson...


May 03, 2017, 06:45 ET Southern Company reports first-quarter 2017 earnings

Southern Company today reported first-quarter 2017 earnings of $658 million, or 66 cents per share, compared with earnings of $489 million, or 53...


Apr 27, 2017, 17:11 ET Southern Nuclear provides significant charitable contributions in its local communities

For the first quarter of 2017, Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., donated nearly $34,000...


Apr 17, 2017, 15:18 ET Southern Company raises dividend rate 16th straight year; annualized rate goes to $2.32 per share

Southern Company said today it is increasing its dividend by 8 cents per share on an annualized basis to a rate of $2.32 per share. The increase...


Apr 06, 2017, 16:48 ET Upgrades to Plant Vogtle Unit 1 enhance the production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a...