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2014-01-15 16:20:52

Multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant project improves reliability and efficiency across state ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power customers are starting 2014 with increased reliability due to the recent completion of a statewide smart grid improvement project conducted through a multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The $109 million project, which includes $52.5 million in funds from the DOE and $56.5 million from...

2014-01-13 12:21:36

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced that it has completed the smart grid development efforts associated with the $165 million Smart Grid Investment Grant awarded to the company by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2009. Through a combination of matching funds and additional investments, the company spent a total of $363 million to accelerate smart grid implementation and make the grid more reliable, efficient and secure. (Logo:...

2014-01-10 16:20:41

Proposed conversion to biomass deemed not cost effective for its customers ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it plans to file a request in 2014 with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to decertify Unit 3 at Plant Mitchell in Albany, Ga. The company is also cancelling the previously proposed conversion of the coal-fired unit to biomass after extensive review and analysis deemed the conversion would not be cost effective for its...

2014-01-10 08:20:55

Company infrastructure meets challenge of 60+ hours of sub-freezing temperatures and heightened demand ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, the company marked a new record for winter peak demand. Between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. EST, estimated preliminary peak demand for electricity averaged approximately 16,859 megawatts (MW), exceeding the company's previous Dec. 14, 2010 winter peak demand record of 15,806 MW by more than 1,000...

2014-01-06 16:23:20

ATLANTA, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 at 7:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/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. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the...

2014-01-02 12:21:02

ATLANTA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the results of its annual Renew Our Rivers volunteer campaign, a program which organizes cleanup events on waterways and lakes near the company's generation facilities throughout the state. During 2013, approximately 2,000 Georgia Power employees coordinated or participated in 22 local cleanup events and removed more than 100,000 pounds of litter and debris from rivers and surrounding lakes. (Logo:...

2013-12-27 16:20:16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant has been selected to receive the prestigious 2013 Information Systems on Occupational Exposure (ISOE) World-Class ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) Performance Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) "This award represents an affirmation by our industry peers of the dedication to radiological safety by the work force at Farley," said Southern Nuclear President and...

2013-12-12 16:21:37

ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As homes and businesses across the state light up with the colors of the season this holiday, Georgia Power reminds customers to keep safety top of mind when powering decorations with electricity. By observing the following simple tips, customers can help ensure that their festive illuminations will remain vibrantly lit, and safe, throughout the season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/CLW066LOGO) -- Watch for lines and poles. Be...

2013-12-12 12:22:37

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1995, Southern Nuclear has been an active participant in a historic program that turns uranium from former Russian nuclear warheads into clean, reliable electricity in the United States. With the final shipment of low enriched uranium from Russia arriving in the United States on December 10, 2013, government and nuclear industry officials in Russia and the United States are marking the end of this successful program. (Logo:...

2013-12-09 16:22:18

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz Miller, president of nuclear development for Southern Nuclear and executive vice president of nuclear development for Georgia Power, both subsidiaries of Southern Company, will deliver a presentation to investors and industry analysts during the Wells Fargo 12th Annual Energy Symposium at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Dec. 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Miller is scheduled to present during a...