Last $44.87 USD
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southern co/the (SO) Details

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

southern co/the (SO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $644.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $760.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southern co/the (SO) Key Developments

Southern Company Acquires 99 MW of Solar Generation in Georgia, USA

Southern Company has acquired two photovoltaic solar projects totaling 99mw in Georgia, USA. The acquired projects include the 80mw Decatur Parkway Solar Project and the 19mw Decatur County Solar Project from Tradewind Energy Inc.

Southern Company Presents at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. - Japan Utility Day & NDR, Feb-23-2015

Southern Company Presents at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. - Japan Utility Day & NDR, Feb-23-2015 . Venue: Tokyo, Japan.

Southern Company Appoints John D. Johns to Board of Directors

Southern Company announced the election of John D. Johns to its board of directors, effective Feb. 9, 2015. Johns has served as the chairman, president and CEO of Protective Life Corporation since 2002. Johns joined Protective Life Corporation in 1993 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Before his tenure at Protective, Johns served as general counsel of Sonat Inc.


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