Tag Archives: Southern Co.

Political Notes — Southern Co. begs for federal help for Vogtle

Southern Co. executives ask the feds, “Brother, can you spare a dime?” for the financially distressed Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Board of Court Reporting , Common Cause Georgia , Plant Vogtle , Rick Jeffares , Sara Henderson , Southern Co. , Tim Echols

Southern Co. pumps in $1 billion for money-losing Mississippi subsidiary

Southern Co. makes a capital infusion to its Mississippi Power subsidiary to help it deal with cost overruns from a coal gasification project . . .

Tags: Kemper facility , Mississippi Power , Southern Co.

Southern Co. pulls the plug on Mississippi coal plant; what happens to Vogtle?

The utility holding company terminates a “clean coal” project in Mississippi that was plagued by cost overruns and schedule delays . . .

Tags: Georgia PSC , Mississippi Power project , Plant Vogtle , Southern Co.

Business leaders are rewarding failure

Southern Co. executives get huge bonuses and pay increases for a nuclear project that’s running up large cost overruns and is hopelessly behind schedule . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , Southern Co.

As the cost overruns increase, so does the pay of Southern Co. execs

The top executives at Southern Co. and Georgia Power get hefty compensation increases despite mounting cost overruns at the holding company’s two largest projects . . .

Tags: executive compensation , Georgia Power , Kemper cost overruns , Southern Co. , Vogtle cost overruns

Political Notes — Deal announces floor leaders for 2017

Gov. Deal adds some young lawmakers to his team of legislative floor leaders; Speaker David Ralston sends a signal to the Board of Regents on the campus carry issue . . .

Tags: campus carry , David Ralston , floor leaders , Jeff Sessions , Nathan Deal , Rick Jasperse , Southern Co.

Southern acquires Oklahoma wind facility

Southern Power adds to its mix of renewable generation sources by purchasing a wind facility in Grant County, Oklahoma . . .

Tags: renewable generation , Southern Co. , wind power

Gas marketers raise concern about Southern pipeline deal

Natural gas marketers and Southern Co. officials discuss the possible marketplace impact of Southern’s acquisition of a natural gas pipeline system . . .

Tags: gas marketers , gas pipeline , PSC , Southern Co.

Southern Co. to acquire stake in another gas pipeline company

Southern Co. will spend $1.5 billion to acquire a 50 percent stake in the Southern Natural Gas pipeline system from Kinder Morgan, a Texas-based energy company . . .

Tags: Kinder Morgan , SNG pipeline system , Southern Co.

Southern Co. acquires 3 renewable energy projects

Southern Power acquires interests in one wind-powered generation facility and two solar-powered facilities . . .

Tags: renewable energy , Southern Co. , Southern Power