Southern Co. Chief Executive A.W. "Bill" Dahlberg assured financial analysts Tuesday that the utility holding company will be anything but boring following the spinoff of its global energy unit.
GE Power Systems has received multi-year service contracts from the Southern Company totaling $575 million, covering combined-cycle power plants being built by affiliates of the Southern Company in the southeastern U.S.
Southern Energy Inc. has completed the $250 million purchase of Vastar Resources Inc.'s 40 percent interest in Southern Company Energy Marketing.
Southern Nuclear's Plant Hatch Nuclear Generating Station in Baxley, Ga., Includes Two BWR (boiling water reactor) units-an 810 MW gross-power unit commissioned in 1975 and an 820 MW gross-power unit commissioned in 1978.
MODELING A POWER plant as a single 3D CAD model is allowing Southern Company Engineering to design power plants with fewer people. For example, in the mechanical design area, one large project that would have required five mechanical designers is now being completed just as quickly with only two.
Wisconsin Electric is proposing a three-part project to add 135 MW to its Germantown Power Plant while converting the plant to natural gas.
Providence Energy Corp. has agreed to form a new company together with Southern Energy Inc., to sell electricity, gas and energy services in New England.
The Southern Company has launched the first major national television advertising campaign for a U.S. electric utility, according to The Southern Company reports. The campaign made its debut on television Jan. 20, 1997, and it has been running in print since November 1996. The $10 million campaign highlights The Southern Company`s experience in more than 30 countries on four continents, as well as its financial performance and its customer satisfaction rating.
The Southern Co. has announced successful burning of coal in a transport reactor, calling it a "major advance toward using America`s most abundant fuel to make electricity more cleanly and cheaply." The feat was accomplished at the Power Systems Development Facility on Southern Co.`s site in Wilsonville, Ala. The facility is co-funded by Southern, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, M.W. Kellogg, Foster Wheeler, Westinghouse, Industrial Filter and Pump, Combust