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1-year delay possible at Plant Vogtle, watchdog says

...We've talked about this with the company for a long time."The word "imprudent" is certain to get the attention of Southern Co. executives. By law, the state's elected utility regulators can prevent Georgia Power, a regulated monopoly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/1-year-delay-possible-plant-
Students complete inaugural program to prepare skilled workers for construction

...safety.Kim Flowers, vice president of engineering for Southern Co., parent company of Georgia Power, said graduates...of them getting an apprenticeship," Flowers said.Southern Co. is considering replicating the program in other parts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-21/students-complete-inaugura
Developer in rural Georgia tries building coal-fired power plant

...gas has driven gas prices to historic lows, making coal expensive by comparison. Big regional utilities including Southern Co. and the Tennessee Valley Authority are shuttering old coal-fired plants and replacing them with gas-burning units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/developer-rural-georgia-tries
Southern Company tops 3Q profit forecasts

ATLANTA - Southern Co. on Wednesday reported earnings of $735 million in its third quarter...forecasts. Analysts expected $5.4 billion, according to Zacks.Southern Co. shares have increased 14 percent since the beginning of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/southern-company-tops-3q-p
Plant Vogtle workers compare reactor projects

...Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co. and the plant's operator, provides oversight for the...first licensed in the U.S. in more than 30 years ? Southern Co. chose a construction method in which large components...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-21/plant-vogtle-workers-compare
Cost of new South Carolina nuclear plant could grow by $1 billion because of delays

...reactor would come online one year later. The reactors are identical to another pair being built at Plant Vogtle for Southern Co. and other utility owners. That project is also behind schedule, leading analysts to speculate that the Georgia project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/cost-new-south-carolina-nu
Rants & Raves

...considering offering the job to a female, who is perfectly qualified and already working for the county. A HUGE RANT TO THE Southern Co. who reported more than double earnings in its second quarter toppling analysts expectations. This is the power company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/rants-raves
Southern Co. second quarter profit more than doubles

ATLANTA - Southern Co. on Wednesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.The Atlanta-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-30/southern-co-2q-pro
Biz Bits

Southern Co. earnings more than double, top expectationsATLANTA - Southern Co. on Wednesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.The Atlanta-based power company said profit after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/business-news
Advancing Nuclear Skills Regionally grants from Department of Energy help schools build nuclear programs

...money met Thursday with business leaders from area nuclear employers including Savannah River Site and its contractors, Southern Co. and SCE&G."The training we are discussing is specialized and intended to benefit the very employers in this room...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-24/advancing-nuclear-skills-reg