November 23, 2016
Mississippi Power announces electricity generation at second of two gasifiers at Kemper County energy facility
Mississippi Power announced today it had achieved another major milestone with electricity generated in the second gasifier at the Kemper County energy facility by synthesis gas, or syngas, from lignite. Last month, the company announced electricity had been generated in the first of the facility’s two gasifiers. read more...
November 17, 2016
Southern Company subsidiary acquires the Boulder I solar facility in Nevada
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Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and SunPower Corp. today announced that Southern Power has acquired a controlling interest in the 100-megawatt (MW) Boulder I Solar Facility in Nevada from SunPower, which will own the remaining interest in the project. read more...
November 11, 2016
Southern Company named a best company for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine
In its October 2016 issue, BLACK ENTERPRISE named Southern Company one of its "50 Best Companies for Diversity." read more...
November 1, 2016
Utilities partner to enhance power grid preparedness
Southern Company, along with Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), PPL Electric Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), today announced a new initiative designed to enhance the resiliency and reliability of the power grid by providing additional sources for obtaining critical equipment following disastrous events. read more...