Georgia Power, Southern Company Foundation award more than $1.6 million in support of Georgia's Historically Black Colleges and Universities for critical technology needs
Georgia Power and its parent, Southern Company, are supporting Georgia's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with $1.625 million in funding through the Southern Company Foundation. The grants will be used for technology tools, infrastructure, professional development and tech support for the 2020-2021 academic year. The gift is part of Southern Company and its subsidiaries' $50 million HBCU Initiative, a multi-year funding strategy announced in January 2020 that provides HBCU students with scholarships, internships, leadership development and access to technology and innovation to support career readiness.
PR Newswire · 11/20 17:03
Georgia Power ranked #1 in Segment by J.D. Power for Business Customer Satisfaction
For the third year in a row, Georgia Power has been ranked number one for business customer satisfaction among Large Utilities in the South by J.D. Power in its 2020 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction StudySM. Georgia Power achieved the highest score in its segment this year based on price and communications.
PR Newswire · 11/18 18:47
Georgia Natural Gas Opens 10th Annual TrueBlue Community Awards Call for Entries
Georgia Natural Gas (GNG), Georgia's leading natural gas provider, announces the call for entries for the 10th Annual TrueBlue Community Awards. This year, the awards will recognize hardworking Georgia nonprofits for their service providing COVID-19 relief to the community with $25,000 in grants to sustain their work.
PR Newswire · 11/18 15:49
Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closure at Plant Hammond with dewatering process scheduled to begin in December
Georgia Power continues to make progress towards the closure of four ash ponds at Plant Hammond with the dewatering process scheduled to begin in December. Dewatering marks a significant step towards completing the closure process, and Georgia Power's ash pond closure plan for Plant Hammond is specifically designed for the site to help ensure water quality is protected every step of the way.
PR Newswire · 11/17 20:00
Mississippi Power, Southern Company announce smart neighborhood collaboration in Lauderdale County
Mississippi Power and Southern Company announced this morning a partnership to build the first smart neighborhood in the world exclusively featuring the Tesla Solar Roof in Lauderdale County.
PR Newswire · 11/17 16:00
Georgia Power provides ways for customers to protect themselves during National Utility Scam Awareness Week
National Utility Scam Awareness Week is November 16 – 20, and Georgia Power is joining other electrical, water and natural gas utilities across the country to share simple tips to help customers avoid common scams.
PR Newswire · 11/16 17:05
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Benzinga · 11/13 13:02
Did You Participate In Any Of Southern's (NYSE:SO) Respectable 76% Return?
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Simply Wall St. · 11/12 13:51
Southern Company Awards Grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities for Technology
Southern Company announced today it is awarding grants to support technology for 21 historically black colleges and universities across several states, through its charitable foundation.
PR Newswire · 11/11 17:35
9:30 a.m. Update: Power restored to more than 95% of Georgia Power customers impacted by Hurricane Zeta
As of last night, Georgia Power has restored power to more than 95% of customers, approximately 785,000, impacted by Hurricane Zeta. In addition to Georgia Power crews, the company has contractor personnel from out-of-state utilities working with company teams around the clock to restore power to the remaining impacted customers who are able to receive electric service.
PR Newswire · 11/01 14:52
1 p.m. Update: Georgia Power working to restore remaining 68,000 customers after Hurricane Zeta
Georgia Power continues restoration efforts and has already restored electric service to more than 700,000 customers following Hurricane Zeta. As of 1 p.m. Saturday, approximately 68,000 customers are without power across Georgia. The company is working as safely and quickly as possible to restore power to customers.
PR Newswire · 10/31 18:34
1 p.m. Update: Power restored to nearly 675,000 Georgia Power customers within 36 hours of Hurricane Zeta's path through Georgia
Georgia Power continues damage assessment and restoration efforts and has already restored electric service to nearly 675,000 customers following Hurricane Zeta. As of 1 p.m. Friday, approximately 180,000 customers are without power across Georgia. The company expects power to be restored to 95% of customers impacted by Hurricane Zeta by Sunday night, and the company is working as safely and quickly as possible to restore power to customers.
PR Newswire · 10/30 19:12
1:30 p.m. Update: Power to more than 280,000 Georgia Power customers restored following Hurricane Zeta
PR Newswire · 10/29 20:13
Georgia Power begins Hurricane Zeta damage assessment; reminds customers to focus on safety after the storm
As Hurricane Zeta clears Georgia, Georgia Power begins its full-scale damage assessment. There has been significant damage due to high winds, heavy rain and fallen trees in the hardest hit areas leaving more than 600,000 customers without power. Damage assessment marks the first phase of the restoration process and Georgia Power has crews in the field assessing damage to begin the restoration process, followed by repair crews.
PR Newswire · 10/29 14:34
Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power announces succession plan
Georgia Power today announced that Chris Womack has been elected by the Georgia Power Board of Directors to succeed Paul Bowers as the company's chairman, president and CEO. Bowers' retirement is scheduled to coincide with Vogtle Unit 3 fuel load, which is expected in April 2021. Womack, Southern Company's executive vice president and president of External Affairs, will serve as president of Georgia Power effective November 1, 2020, and assume his additional responsibilities as chairman and CEO upon Bowers' retirement.
PR Newswire · 10/29 13:16
Recap: Southern Q3 Earnings
Shares of Southern (NYSE:SO) decreased 0.7% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q3 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share fell 8.96% year over year to $1.22, which missed the estimate of $1.23.Revenue of $5,620,000,000 decreased by 6.26% from the same period last year, which missed the estimate of $6,360,000,000.Outlook Earnings guidance hasn't been issued by the company for now.Southern hasn't issued any revenue guidance for the time being.How To Listen To The Conference Call Date: Oct 29, 2020View more earnings on SOTime: 01:00 PMET Webcast URL: 52-week high: $71.10Company's 52-week low was at $41.96Price action over last quarter: Up 6.19%Company Profile Southern Co. is one of the largest utilities in the U.S. The company distributes electricity and natural gas to approximately 9 million customers in nine states. It owns 50 gigawatts of generating capacity, primarily for serving regulated customers in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. Wholly owned unregulated Southern Power Co. owns over 11 gigawatts of mostly renewable energy capacity and sells the electricity primarily under long-term power sales agreements. The solar and wind farms are located in Southern's regulated jurisdictions but also in Texas, California, and other states.See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * Earnings Scheduled For October 29, 2020(C) 2020 Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Benzinga · 10/29 12:47
Southern Co. (SO) Misses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
Southern Co. (SO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -1.61% and -3.93%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Zacks · 10/29 12:35
Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning on the utility company's mixed quarterly earnings results
"I think America is learning to live with the Covid virus," Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday. "My sense is, as customers and as businesses are prone to do, we will adapt to these changing." · 10/29 11:43
Southern Company reports third-quarter 2020 earnings
Southern Company today reported third-quarter 2020 earnings of $1.25 billion, or $1.18 per share, compared with $1.32 billion, or $1.26 per share, in the third quarter of 2019. For the nine months ended September 30, 2020, Southern Company reported earnings of $2.73 billion, or $2.58 per share, compared with earnings of $4.30 billion, or $4.12 per share, for the same period in 2019.
PR Newswire · 10/29 11:15
Southern Q3 Adj. EPS $1.22 Misses $1.23 Estimate, Sales $5.62B Miss $6.36B Estimate
Southern (NYSE:SO) reported quarterly earnings of $1.22 per share which missed the analyst consensus estimate of $1.23 by 0.81 percent. This is a 8.96 percent decrease over earnings of $1.34 per share from the same
Benzinga · 10/29 10:16
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About SO
The Southern Company (Southern Company) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of the traditional electric operating companies and the parent entities of Southern Power Company (Southern Power) and Southern Company Gas, and owns other direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Company owns all of the common stock of Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power), Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power), and Mississippi Power Company (Mississippi Power), each of which is an operating public utility company. The primary business of the Southern Company system is electricity sales by the traditional electric operating companies and Southern Power and the distribution of natural gas by Southern Company Gas. The Company's segments include Gas distribution operations, Gas marketing services, Wholesale gas services, Gas Pipeline investments and All other.