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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...

2014-07-15 12:31:13

Construction of new Vogtle units builds on history of safety, quality and reliable generation ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer marks the 25(th) anniversary of the start of operations of Unit 2 at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. Since first coming online in 1989, the 1,215 megawatt (MW) unit has operated continuously - safely and cleanly powering thousands of homes and businesses and employing thousands of residents from the surrounding...

2014-07-14 20:20:49

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10, the American Nuclear Society selected Southern Nuclear's Charles Nesbitt as the recipient of the 2014 Robert L. Long Training Excellence Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO The ANS's Education, Training and Workforce Development Division established the award in 1993 to recognize outstanding, innovative, unique and cost-effective contributions to the nuclear training field. As training director for...

2014-07-08 12:23:11

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the second quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 30. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning and Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie will discuss earnings during a conference call for financial analysts at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 30. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the conference...

2014-07-01 12:25:09

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced the availability of MOTOTALK(TM), a new Push-To-Talk application that connects any domestic wireless carrier's smartphone to the SouthernLINC Wireless network. MOTOTALK enables users to send and receive Push-To-Talk (PTT) calls from SouthernLINC Wireless phones wherever a 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi data network is available. Now, people using an iPhone or Android smartphone from another U.S....

2014-06-26 12:24:48

ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's landmark 25-megawatt carbon-capture demonstration received the 2014 Industry Excellence Chairman's Award Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE), an association of investor-owned electric utility companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122104 Located at Southern Company subsidiary Alabama Power's Plant Barry near Mobile, Ala., the groundbreaking project is the world's...

2014-06-23 16:22:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear was honored by the Navy Reserve during a ceremony on June 20, at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., for its exceptional support of America's citizen sailors. The company was one of 39 civilian employers from across the nation that received this prestigious award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120693 Nominations were made by Navy Reserve sailors who also have other employment. Southern Nuclear was...

2014-06-16 16:20:37

Fourth annual interactive tour illustrates Georgia's fast-growing electric vehicle market ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Atlanta ranked as one of the top five markets for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles nationwide, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, as well as the Georgia Public Service Commission, to support the annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Roadshow. The roadshow, now in its fourth year, will host eight local events in cities around the state...


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