ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co.'s message to regulators Tuesday was clear: Despite attacks that its proposed 12% rate hike is padded with profit, unneeded spending and consumer harm, the utility still wants $2.9 billion more over the next three years.
ATLANTA (AP) — Workers have begun loading radioactive fuel into a new nuclear reactor in Georgia, utilities said Friday, putting the first new American nuclear reactor built in decades on a path to begin generating electricity in coming months.
ATLANTA (AP) — A nuclear power plant being built in Georgia can begin loading radioactive fuel into one of its two new reactors, federal regulators said Wednesday, a key step toward generating electricity at the first new nuclear reactor built in decades in the United States.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Southern Co. (SO) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.11 billion.
The Atlanta-based company said it had net income of $1.03 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.07 per share.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia utility regulators approved a plan Thursday that would shut down a number of Georgia Power Co.'s coal-fired power plants, but not before postponing the death warrant for two units.
ATLANTA (AP) — The owners of a majority share of a nuclear power plant being expanded in Georgia are suing lead owner Georgia Power Co., claiming the company is trying to bilk them out of nearly $700 million by unilaterally changing a contract.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Southern Co. (SO) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $1.14 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 97 cents.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. now says the first of two nuclear reactors it's building at Plant Vogtle near Augusta might not begin generating electricity until as late as March 2023 and the reactors will cost their owners nearly $30 billion.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Southern Co. (SO) on Thursday reported a loss of $211 million in its fourth quarter.
The Atlanta-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were 36 cents per share.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. could shut down all but one of its coal-fired power plants by 2029 under a new plan filed Monday with the state Public Service Commission.
ATLANTA (AP) — Nuclear power regulators on Thursday affirmed giving greater scrutiny to two nuclear reactors being built at Georgia Power Co.'s Plant Vogtle after a special inspection found electrical cables were not properly separated.
ATLANTA (AP) — The cost of two nuclear reactors being built in Georgia is now $28.5 billion, more than twice the original price tag, and the other owners of Plant Vogtle argue Georgia Power Co. has triggered an agreement requiring Georgia Power to shoulder a larger share of the financial burden.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. is pushing back the startup date for its two new nuclear reactors near Augusta, saying it's still redoing sloppy construction work and that contractors still aren't meeting deadlines.
ATLANTA (AP) — Emory University has received a $5 million grant to establish a new center at the law school focused on advancing civil rights and social justice.
The money is coming from a charitable foundation funded by Southern Company Gas, the university said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Nuclear regulators said Friday that they will give greater scrutiny to construction of two new nuclear reactors being built at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle after a special inspection found electrical cables were not properly separated.
ATLANTA (AP) — Shareholders of Georgia Power Co. may be at more risk of shouldering the utility's share of cost overruns for the two new nuclear reactors being built at Plant Vogtle.
The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved an agreement between the unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Craig Ogletree, an Auburn linebacker who played on three straight Southeastern Conference championship teams in the 1980s, has died. He was 53.
He died Monday from complications related to COVID-19, his family said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two new reactors at Georgia's Plant Vogtle will cost another billion dollars, with shareholders of the parent company of Georgia Power Co. taking a $460 million loss and other owners absorbing the rest.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power Co. is asking regulators to let it raise annual rates on customers by $235 million a year as the utility seeks to pay for its share of a huge nuclear project.
The company says the proposal would raise bills for a typical residential customer by about $4 a month.
ATLANTA (AP) — Already years behind schedule, Georgia Power Co.'s nuclear expansion of Plant Vogtle is even further behind than the company recently acknowledged, independent state monitors and state regulators said.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Southern Co. (SO) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.14 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had net income of $1...
DEMING, N.M. (AP) — The state's largest solar power plant has opened on 600 acres in southern New Mexico.
New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell visited Deming on Wednesday to marking the opening of Macho Springs Solar Facility, the Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://goo.gl/PFeuiU).