Read news stories from our July 2016 archives.
Southern Company and AGL Resources complete merger, create a leading U.S. energy company
Jul 1, 2016--Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources today announced the completion of a merger creating one of America's leading energy providers.
Southern Company subsidiary expands renewable portfolio with wind acquisition in Maine
Jul 5, 2016--Southern Power announced the acquisition of the company's first project in Maine — the approximately 43-megawatt (MW) Passadumkeag Windpark in Penobscot County.
Southern Company and partners award 10 longleaf conservation grants
Jul 6, 2016--Southern Company and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $4.3 million in grants to support, restore and enhance the longleaf ecosystem, including 10 projects in the Southeast states where Southern Company operates electric utilities.
Southern Company subsidiary acquires Lamesa Solar Facility in Texas
Jul 7, 2016--Southern Power today announced the acquisition of its third Texas solar project in less than a year - the 102-megawatt (MW) Lamesa Solar Facility - from RES America Developments Inc. (RES).
Southern Company, Kinder Morgan enter Southern Natural Gas pipeline strategic venture
Jul 10, 2016--Southern Company and Kinder Morgan, Inc. announced a natural gas pipeline venture through Southern Company's acquisition of a 50 percent equity interest in the Southern Natural Gas (SNG) pipeline system.
Southern Company unveils new brand
Jul 11, 2016--As Southern Company expands its business model to increase its natural gas presence, the company today unveiled a new corporate brand. The company also announced that its newest subsidiary, AGL Resources, has been renamed Southern Company Gas.
Southern Company celebrates transformational changes with ringing of NYSE closing bell
Jul 11, 2016--Employees representing a half dozen of Southern Company's electric and gas operating companies will join company leaders in New York City today to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Coastal conservation grants announced
Jul 14, 2016--Demonstrating its historic commitment to wildlife conservation, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and other public and private partners, announced new grants under the GCCGP.
The History of Southern Company's Identity
Jul 14, 2016--Southern Company had been in business for more than 65 years before introducing the first official corporate symbol that would unify the parent company and its affiliates.
Subsidiary Mississippi Power announces syngas production milestone at Kemper County energy facility
Jul 15, 2016--Mississippi Power has started producing syngas using lignite at the Kemper County energy facility - the most significant milestone at the plant to date.
New leadership changes for subsidiaries
Jul 19, 2016--Southern Company today announced executive leadership changes involving several of its subsidiaries, effective July 30.
Waterway conservation grants announced
Jul 26, 2016--Continuing its commitment to natural resource conservation and stewardship, Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and other public and private partners, has awarded approximately $2.2 million in grants.