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Plant Vogtle expansion delayed 18 months

...complete until the second quarter of 2019 and the second quarter of 2020, respectively, according to the filing from Southern Co. and Georgia Power.Georgia Power, however, has not agreed to the revised dates, and the company said in its filing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/plant-vogtle-expansion-delay
Better late than never

...river systems is not a problem.And why would there be? Southern Co.'s Vogtle facility has drawn roughly the same amount...regulated and immensely complicated.We would rather Southern Co. and its contractors take their time to make sure this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-25/better-late-never
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-
Environmental group distributing thyroid tablets in Vogtle area

...Education Research Centers based in Cambridge, Mass.Michelle Tims, a spokeswoman for Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Co. that holds the operating license for the Vogtle reactors, said the company's emergency preparedness plan follows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/environmental-group-distribu
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
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
Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

...dispute illustrates the tension between traditional utility companies and a growing solar industry. For years, the Southern Co. subsidiary has operated on a straightforward monopoly model: Use a small number of big, expensive plants to produce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/georgia-power-price-plan-r
Heavy traffic expected near Plant Vogtle during refueling outage

...the nuclear facility as additional workers perform a refueling outage for Unit 2.Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Co., said local law enforcement will help manage traffic increases around the plant, which is about 35 miles south of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/heavy-traffic-expected-near-