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2014-04-21 16:22:18

ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company said today it is increasing its annual dividend by 7 cents per share to a rate of $2.10 per share. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO The increase marks the 13th straight year that Southern Company has raised the dividend on its common stock. Southern Company also announced today a regular quarterly dividend - including an increase of 1.75 cents per share on a quarterly basis - of 52.50 cents per share,...

2014-04-21 08:22:22

Utility Solar Facility Located in Kern County BELMONT, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services has interconnected a 20-megawatt AC (alternating current) solar plant in Kern County, California. The project, known as the Adobe Solar Facility, is owned by Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy and is composed of 80,000 SunEdison Silvantis(TM) Solar PV...

2014-04-21 08:22:17

ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, in partnership with Turner Renewable Energy, has announced the official acquisition of the partnership's second California solar installation. The agreement to acquire the Adobe Solar Facility, a 20-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in Kern County, Calif., was closed upon successful completion of construction. The facility represents the partnership's sixth solar project and is...

2014-04-17 16:23:33

Georgia Senate Resolution 1026 honors contribution and sacrifice of linemen ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today joined with The National Association of Journeymen Linemen, other Georgia electric utilities, elected officials and customers to say "thank you" to the state's linemen at the Georgia Capitol prior to the first-ever observance of Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day on Friday, April 18. During the event, which was attended by line personnel from across...

2014-04-16 20:21:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 23, employees at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., will conduct a hostile action-based exercise in coordination with federal, state and local emergency officials that will be evaluated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "We want to inform the community that this is only a drill and there is no cause for concern," said...

2014-04-15 16:22:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on March 16. Electricity production resumed on April 14 at 5:08 p.m. ET. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in fall 2012. "Safety is our top...

2014-04-10 12:30:48

ATLANTA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced today that their contract with the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) for Push To Talk services has been renewed through 2017. "We are pleased to renew our agreement with GTA through 2017. We are proud to have continuously served both State and local government in Georgia since April of 1998. Over that time, SouthernLINC has become the only truly statewide inter-operable and...

2014-04-03 08:23:41

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the first quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 30. (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. EDT on Wednesday, April 30. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the...

2014-03-31 16:21:56

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has presented Southern Company the 2014 National Key Accounts Customer Service award for Outstanding Customer Service, recognizing the company for its continuing efforts to deliver exceptional customer service and assistance. This marks the 11(th) time the Southern Company national accounts organization has received an EEI Key Accounts Customer Service award. (Logo:...

2014-03-31 08:24:03

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Atomic Museum Foundation has named Southern Company the recipient of the 2014 National Award of Nuclear Science and History in recognition of the company's leadership in and commitment to new nuclear development. The award was presented at the Einstein Society Gala in Albuquerque, N.M. Southern Company subsidiary Southern Nuclear's Chairman, President and CEO Stephen E. Kuczynski accepted the award. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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