July 15, 2024

Southern Co.

FERC Requests Briefings on SEEM After DC Circuit Order
FERC requested stakeholder arguments on whether SEEM should be considered a loose power pool under Order 888.
Georgia Power
Southern Credits Strong Southeast Economy for Earnings Growth
Economic growth in the Southeast fueled first-quarter earnings of more than $1.1 billion, Southern Co. executives said.
Georgia Power
Southern Looks Beyond Vogtle After Challenging 2023
Southern Co. is forecasting 5 to 7% annual earnings growth thanks to a robust economy in Georgia.
Potomac Economics
After One Year, SEEM Still Drawing Criticism
Critics of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market say after a year of operations, it has failed to meet many of the promises of its sponsors.
FERC Orders Further Southern Tariff Revisions
FERC conditionally accepted Southern Company's compliance filing on its rate protocols but said more work is needed to make the protocols just and reasonable.
Georgia Power
Vogtle 3 Activation Delayed Again for Safety Concerns
Southern Co. said that Unit 3 at Vogtle nuclear plant in Ga. suffered yet another delay and is not expected to come online until at least the second quarter.
Southern Company
Southern Board Taps Womack as New CEO
Southern Co. announced that CEO Tom Fanning is set to step down from most of his roles, and Georgia Power CEO Chris Womack has been tapped as his successor.
States Urge More Transparency on Tx Planning, Independent Monitors
State regulators and consumer advocates urged FERC to order increased oversight over transmission owners' planning and spending.
IRA ‘Better than Most’ Bills, Gas Industry Rep Says
Natural gas industry representatives shared what they believe are positive measures in the Inflation Reduction Act during a webinar.
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Biden Initiative Aims to Up Federal Use of Performance Contracts
The Biden administration is looking to boost energy service performance contracts for federal buildings after a decline in their use during the Trump years.

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