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2014-08-25 16:21:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139391 "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the safe operation of our facility,"...

2014-08-21 16:21:42

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its longstanding commitment to the military, Southern Company today recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and substation construction apprentice training program the company helped establish at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Ga. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO A Troops to Energy jobs founding member, Southern Company partnered with the U.S. Army to develop the new program providing specialized...

2014-08-14 16:22:34

GULFPORT, Miss., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power announced today that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle has been placed into commercial operation marking the facility's most significant milestone to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136354 Putting the combined cycle unit into operation means it will be available to serve Mississippi Power customers' energy needs during the remaining summer months. "This is a major success for the...

2014-08-07 16:21:56

More than 200,000 students engaged through innovative program since inception ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students across Georgia return to the classroom this month, Georgia Power's Learning Power program will go back to school as well. Learning Power, which has reached more than 200,000 students since its inception three years ago, is a statewide education initiative focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. The initiative is designed to...

2014-08-05 12:33:35

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to 53 organizations nationwide - as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program - to encourage environmental stewardship and community partnerships and protect vital habitats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Funding from Southern Company directly supports 11 projects within the...

2014-08-04 16:22:24

GULFPORT, Miss., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to most economically comply with new federal environmental standards and meet obligations under a settlement with the Sierra Club, Mississippi Power is planning to repower, convert to natural gas, or retire several units at plants Watson, Sweatt and Greene County. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133114 Mississippi Power will no longer use coal at Plant Watson, converting its two remaining coal-fired units to...

2014-07-30 08:25:16

ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $611 million, or 68 cents per share, compared with earnings of $297 million, or 34 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO For the six months ended June 30, 2014, earnings were $962 million, or $1.08 per share, compared with $378 million, or 43 cents per share, for the same period in 2013. Earnings for the six months...

2014-07-22 16:21:56

ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting an ongoing commitment to natural resource conservation, Southern Company and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $3.38 million in grants to protect and restore the longleaf pine ecosystem, including seven projects within the Southern Company system service area. The announcement was made as part of a 5-year anniversary celebration for America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative held in Washington, D.C....

2014-07-21 16:22:07

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Sept. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 4, 2014. This marks 267 consecutive quarters - dating back to 1948 - that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO With 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity,...

2014-07-17 16:22:06

GULFPORT, Miss., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit and pressure testing of both gasifiers. The successful completion of the tests is an indication of continued progress on putting both pieces of equipment into service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128425 Recent testing of the combined cycle included successfully running the...


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