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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...

2014-06-09 16:21:57

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Thursday, May 29, more than 40 volunteers from Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., assisted the Alabama Power Service Organization in constructing a home for a local family with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Southern Nuclear volunteers helped with framing the home, tiling the floors, painting the interior and exterior, installing vinyl siding...

2014-06-03 12:44:32

ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced the renewal of the statewide contract for portable 800 megahertz communication devices with Push To Talk two-way radio (PTT) service with the Alabama Department of Finance's Division of Purchasing. SouthernLINC Wireless has held this contract since 1997. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090507/CL13145LOGO "SouthernLINC Wireless has consistently proven its value to the State...

2014-05-27 12:35:50

MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama 9-1-1 Board announced today that SouthernLINC Wireless has successfully transitioned the delivery of 9-1-1 wireless calls to the 95 Alabama PSAPs within the carrier's service area to the Alabama Next Generation Emergency Network (ANGEN). SouthernLINC is the first carrier in Alabama to complete this transition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090507/CL13145LOGO ANGEN is a multi-year, multiphase project that, when...


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