Better Service,Incentives Benefit Both Company and Consumer- Research Report on American Water, Aqua America, Southern Company,

 Better Service,Incentives Benefit Both Company and Consumer- Research Report
     on American Water, Aqua America, Southern Company, PPL and Dominion

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NEW YORK, March 12, 2013

NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting American
Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK), Aqua America Inc. (NYSE: WTR), The
Southern Company (NYSE: SO), PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) and Dominion
Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

American Water Works Company Inc. Research Report

More than 8, 800 feet of aging pipes will be replaces as Pennsylvania American
Water (a subsidiary of American Water) undergoes its $1.5 million water system
upgrades for Southern Luzerne County, which comprises Mountaintop, Nanticoke,
Newport and Hanover townships. "These projects will replace parts of our water
infrastructure dating back to 1905," said Anthony Gangemi, Superintendent
-Field Operations, Pennsylvania American Water. "These investments in our
system will improve service reliability for our customers and increase fire
flows for public safety." The Full Research Report on American Water Works
Company Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/db8a_AWK]

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Aqua America Inc. Research Report

Water and wastewater assets have been acquired by Aqua America's Virginia and
Pennsylvania subsidiaries in two separate transactions. Aqua Pennsylvania has
acquired both water and wastewater system assets of Total Environmental
Solutions, Inc, (TESI) for $ 11.8 million, marking the company's expansion.
"The Treasure Lake systems are a great addition to our Pennsylvania customer
base," said Aqua America Chairman and CEO Nicholas DeBenedictis. "Their
proximity to our existing operations will allow us to take advantage of
economies of scale that will benefit our new Treasure Lake customers as well
as our existing customers." The systems serve as much as 6000 people in the
Treasure Lake Community of Sandy Township, Clearfield County. Aqua America's
Virginia subsidiary purchased the British Woods Water Company in Botetourt
County, Virginia. The system provides water to about 150 people directly
across the street from Aqua Virginia's Appletree-Mountainview system, offering
similar benefit to that of Treasure Lake to both new and existing customers.
The Full Research Report on Aqua America Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7633_WTR]-> bad link

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The Southern Company Research Report

Southern Company's largest subsidiary, Georgia Power, offers its customers
another option for saving money and energy by introducing retail lighting
incentives at participating Wal-Mart stores across the state. Customers
receive a 30-60% discount for every purchase of select ENERGY STAR certified
compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). "We see tremendous value in helping
our customers use energy more efficiently," said Michele Wagner, Georgia
Power's energy efficiency director. "Offering this incentive at Wal-Mart
stores will enable a larger number of our customers to receive savings at the
point of purchase in addition to receiving ongoing energy cost reductions when
lighting their homes." This incentive will be available throughout 2013 via
the company's EarthCents Lighting Program. The Full Research Report on The
Southern Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/d00b_SO]

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PPL Corporation Research Report

An impressive 6.7 million customer contacts gave PPL Electric Utilities a 4.7%
increase in 2012 - a level bolstered by a remarkable increase in the use of
its website for service transactions. Bernard Molchany, Director of Customer
Operations observed that more and more customers are feeling comfortable with
and using Web self-service tools. "It allows them to conduct business with us
on their schedule, when it's most convenient for them," he added. The company
saw a 42% increase in on-line self-service collection agreements over 2011,
and a 24% jump in the number of customers providing or updating their bank
information so they can make payments via the company's website.
http://www.ppelectric.com. "The increasing use of technology allows us to
serve many more customers and do it effectively, "Molchany said. "The goal
always is customer satisfaction. We're always learning and striving to get
better." The Full Research Report on PPL Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/07d8_PPL]

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Dominion Resources,Inc. Research Report

A 7.7 megawatt project in Washington County, near Augusta, Georgia will be
undertaken by Dominion. Dominion's Azalea Solar Power Facility will produce
approximately 7.7 megawatts using photovoltaic technology. "Dominion is
excited to add its first generation-scale solar project to its energy mix,"
said Thomas F. Farrel II, Chairman, President and CEO. "The experience to be
gained from this project should benefit Dominion as it begins to add solar
generation in its Dominion Virginia Power service area," he added. The project
has a long-term power purchase agreement with Cobb Electric Membership Corp.,
a local electric cooperative, providing predictable revenue. Dominion also
will gain valuable solar experience from the construction and operation of
this project. Commercial operations are expected to start Dec. 1^st. The Full
Research Report on Dominion resources, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/235a_D]

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