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Southern Unveils 2050 Net-Zero Emissions Target, Says Low Natural Gas Prices Driving Fleet Transformation

Southern Unveils 2050 Net-Zero Emissions Target, Says Low Natural Gas Prices Driving Fleet Transformation

Atlanta-based natural gas and power utility Southern Company on Wednesday unveiled a plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, replacing a previous target of “low-to-no” emissions.

May 29, 2020

4Q2019 Earnings: Southern Company’s Future Riding on Natural Gas, Nukes and Renewables, CEO Says

Atlanta-based Southern Co. sees natural gas providing a U.S. energy bridge stretching beyond 2050, combined with a growing portfolio of both nuclear and renewable resources.

February 21, 2020

Federal Tax Reform Act a ‘Win-Win’ for Customers, Says Southern CEO

While committing Atlanta-based Southern Company’s future tightly to its network of retail natural gas and electric utilities instead of traditional wholesale power operations, CEO Tom Fanning on Wednesday touted the benefits of federal tax reform.

February 22, 2018
Transco’s Dalton Expansion Project Placed Into Service

Transco’s Dalton Expansion Project Placed Into Service

Williams Partners LP and Southern Company Gas, a subsidiary of Southern Company, have successfully placed into service their Dalton Expansion Project, which was designed to add 448,000 Dth/d of capacity on the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) mainline running from New Jersey to Mississippi.

August 2, 2017

Four Oil/NatGas Companies Volunteer For EPA Methane Reduction Program

Four companies — Kinder Morgan Inc., National Grid, Southern Company Gas and Southwestern Energy Co. — have joined a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, the agency said last week.

November 2, 2016
Winter 2016-2017 May Be Long One For U.S. Northern Tier, Forecaster Says

Winter 2016-2017 May Be Long One For U.S. Northern Tier, Forecaster Says

The upcoming winter could be an extended one from the northern Plains to the natural gas-hungry population centers of the eastern United States, with cold and snowy conditions stretching into the spring, while the southern half of the nation is expected to be relatively mild and dry, according to a long-term forecast issued Wednesday by AccuWeather.

September 29, 2016

Southern Co. Subsidiary Enters Midcontinent ISO With NatGas Power Plant Buy

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power said Thursday that it would acquire a natural gas-fired power plant in Minnesota from Calpine Corp. for $395.5 million, marking the wholesale power provider’s entry into the Midcontinent ISO.

September 1, 2016

Weather-Driven Spec Selling In Play; September Called 5 Cents Lower

September natural gas is expected to open 5 cents lower Tuesday morning at $2.70 as perceived moderation in temperatures and increased storage builds is prompting large non-commercial selling. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

August 9, 2016

California Regulators Nix SoCalGas North-South Pipeline

California regulators on Thursday nixed a proposed pipeline project that was intended to support the southern gas distribution system of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas). The ongoing shut-in of the Aliso Canyon storage field diminished the value of such a project, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said.

July 14, 2016
Southern Company Buying Half of Southern Natural Gas System From Kinder

Southern Company Buying Half of Southern Natural Gas System From Kinder

Southern Company is acquiring a 50% equity interest in the Southern Natural Gas (SNG) pipeline system from Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI). The joint venture (JV) partners plan to “pursue specific growth opportunities” to develop natural gas infrastructure.

July 11, 2016
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