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Plant #Hatch Unit 2 completes record-setting refueling outage, enhances production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

Plant Hatch Unit 2 completes record-setting refueling outage, enhances production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unit 2 of the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant near Baxley, Georgia, has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, setting a record of just 21 days … Continue reading Plant #Hatch Unit 2 completes record-setting refueling outage, enhances production of low-cost, carbon-free electricity

#Southern_Company Purchases Two Wind Projects in Texas

Southern Company Purchases Two Wind Projects in Texas Southern Power, a subsidiary of electric utility holding firm Southern Company (SO – Free Report) reported that it has purchased two wind facilities in Texas, namely the 174-megawatt (MW) Salt Fork Wind Facility and the 126-MW Tyler Bluff Wind Facility. Southern Power purchased these two wind facilities … Continue reading #Southern_Company Purchases Two Wind Projects in Texas

#Southern_Company system shaping the future of energy storage technologies through new research demonstration

Southern Company system shaping the future of energy storage technologies through new research demonstration CEDARTOWN, Ga., Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Reflecting a long-standing commitment to the research and development (R&D) of new technologies to better serve customers, Southern Company today hosted industry leaders and local dignitaries at a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour at … Continue reading #Southern_Company system shaping the future of energy storage technologies through new research demonstration

#Southern_Power gains controlling interest in 300MW California plant

Southern Power gains controlling interest in 300MW California plant Energy provider Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has acquired a controlling interest in the 300MW Desert Stateline Facility from PV system provider First Solar. The California-based project, which First Solar will hold the remaining interest on, stands as the fourth shared acquisition between both … Continue reading #Southern_Power gains controlling interest in 300MW California plant

Profit Pressures Push Power Companies To Merge, But Regulators Pose Wildcard #EXC, #POM, #SO, #GAS

Profit Pressures Push Power Companies To Merge, But Regulators Pose Wildcard Mergers are uncertain marriages. Witness Tuesday’s rejection of the Exelon EXC Corp. and Pepco Holdings POM Deal. That dumping by state regulators, though, may not apply to the Southern Co and AGL Resources GAS proposal announced Monday. It’s all about future growth, although the … Continue reading Profit Pressures Push Power Companies To Merge, But Regulators Pose Wildcard #EXC, #POM, #SO, #GAS

#Florida utilities’ loss of $6.1 billion on bad #fuel_bets draws criticism

Florida utilities’ loss of $6.1 billion on bad fuel bets draws criticism If you consistently lost money at a Las Vegas casino year after year, some would argue you have a gambling problem and ought to stay away from the poker table. In the world of Florida’s electric utilities, losses totaling billions of dollars in … Continue reading #Florida utilities’ loss of $6.1 billion on bad #fuel_bets draws criticism

Electric giant #Southern_Co. foresees big uses for #drones

Electric giant Southern Co. foresees big uses for drones Electric utility giant Southern Co. sees big potential for using drones. The company (NYSE: SO), which announced May 7 that it will begin investigating how to use drones, says in comments filed with the Federal Aviation Administration that “small-UAS [unmanned-aircraft systems] applications provide electric utilities exciting … Continue reading Electric giant #Southern_Co. foresees big uses for #drones

#Siemens wins turbine delivery order for Kay Wind project in Oklahoma, US

Siemens wins turbine delivery order for Kay Wind project in Oklahoma, US Siemens has received a wind turbine delivery and service order from Apex Clean Energy for the 299MW Kay Wind project in Kay County, Oklahoma, US. Under the terms of the contract, the German firm will supply and support installation for 130 of its … Continue reading #Siemens wins turbine delivery order for Kay Wind project in Oklahoma, US

Utility titan plays harder as industry evolves

Utility titan plays harder as industry evolves Will U.S. electric utilities become obsolete some day? The idea may seem far-fetched given our reliance on massive systems of transmission lines and central power plants that deliver electricity to our homes and businesses. But with the rapid spread of solar panels on residential and business roofs across … Continue reading Utility titan plays harder as industry evolves