Quarterly Dividends and Cost-Efficient Energy Solutions Remain the Primary Focus of Utilities - Research Report on Southern

  Quarterly Dividends and Cost-Efficient Energy Solutions Remain the Primary
Focus of Utilities - Research Report on Southern Company, CMS Energy, Dominion
                       Resources, Xcel Energy, and AES

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NEW YORK, July 18, 2013

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Corner announced new research reports highlighting Southern
Company (NYSE: SO), CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS), Dominion Resources, Inc.
(NYSE: D), Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL), and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Southern Company Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Southern Company announced its regular quarterly dividend of
50.75 cents per common share on the Company's common stock. The dividend will
be payable on September 6, 2013 to shareholders on record as of August 5,
2013. The Company stated that this marks the 263^rd consecutive quarter of
dividends paid to its shareholders since 1948. The Full Research Report on
Southern Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/b903_SO]

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CMS Energy Corp. Research Report

On July 15, 2013, CMS Energy Corp. (CMS Energy) announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock. The
dividend is 25.5 cents per share, payable on August 30, 2013 to shareholders
on record as of August 2, 2013. The Full Research Report on CMS Energy Corp. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fca5_CMS]

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Dominion Resources, Inc. Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion Resources) announced that
its subsidiary, Dominion Virginia Power has placed its Altavista Power Station
into commercial operation with renewable biomass as its fuel, the first of
three stations to be converted from coal to biomass. David A. Christian, CEO
of Dominion Generation, stated, "Today marks another achievement guided by
Dominion's philosophy that balanced fuel diversity - from coal to natural gas
to nuclear to renewables - leads to reasonable rates that best serve the needs
and interests of customers and shareholders." 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.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/af3f_D]

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Xcel Energy Inc. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, Xcel Energy Inc. (Xcel Energy) announced that its subsidiary
Southwestern Public Service Company is seeking approval in New Mexico to
purchase almost 700 megawatts of additional wind energy through three purchase
agreements. Xcel Energy reported that these transactions will save Texas-New
Mexico customers more than $590 million in fuel costs over 20 years. Riley
Hill, President and CEO of Southwestern Public Service Company, said, "We
started shopping for more wind energy in March after seeing some very good
prices on the market." Hill continued, "We are making these acquisitions
purely on economics and the savings we can deliver to our customers." The Full
Research Report on Xcel Energy Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd7a_XEL]

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The AES Corporation Research Report

On July 15, 2013, The AES Corporation (AES) announced that its Board of
Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 4 cents per share on the
Company's common stock. AES reported that the dividends will be payable on
August 15, 2013 to shareholders on record at the close of the business on
August 1, 2013. The Full Research Report on The AES Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/4775_AES]

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