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Southern Energy locks up access to turbines for North America, Europe

Southern Energy Inc. has agreed to buy from GE Power Systems up to 55 turbines of various types for power generation in North America and nine "power islands" for use in Europe.

Southern Energy to manage natural gas supply assets for Chesapeake Utilities

Southern Energy Inc. has signed a long-term agreement to act as the exclusive agent for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's primary Delaware and Maryland natural gas supply assets.

Southern Energy developing three power plant projects totaling 1,870 MW capacity

Southern Energy Inc. will proceed with development of three gas-fueled power plants — two in the Midwest ultimately totaling 1,120 megawatts of capacity, and one in New York totaling 750 megawatts of capacity.

Southern Energy buys eight 185-MW combustion turbines

Southern Energy Inc. (NYSE: SOE) today announced it had finalized an agreement to purchase eight combustion turbines from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. with an option to purchase additional units, to meet the growing needs of its North American power generation business.

Company looks to resurrect decrepit Bakersfield, Calif., power plant

The idea of reopening an old Pacific Gas & Electric power plant in the city limits got a warm reception from Mayor-elect Harvey Hall Friday.

Southern seeks to add customers, power plants

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 signs long-term service agreements with Southern Company totaling $575 million

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 buys Vastar stake in energy marketing operation

Southern Energy Inc. has completed the $250 million purchase of Vastar Resources Inc.'s 40 percent interest in Southern Company Energy Marketing.

Southern Nuclear Integrates MSR Refurbishment with Power Uprate Program

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.

3D Modeling Speeds Southern’s Plant Design

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.


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