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The Connected Plant Conference Announces Southern Company as Host Utility Partner

HOUSTON, TX, March 4, 2022 – The 6th Annual Connected Plant Conference is proud to announce Southern Company as the Host Utility Partner. The 2022 event will convene in-person at the Renaissance…


GE-Led Carbon Capture Project at Southern Company Site Gets DOE Funding

A GE Gas Power front-end engineering design (FEED) study will receive $5,771,670 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management following…


Southern Joining Bill Gates-Backed Group on New Reactor Project

Major U.S. utility Southern Co. said it has agreed to design and build an advanced demonstration nuclear reactor at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) using technology developed by TerraPower, the Bill…


Southern Will Close More than Half of Coal Fleet

Southern Company, the third-largest power utility in the U.S., said it will close more than half its coal-fired power generation fleet over the next few years as the group moves…


Can Nuclear Power Stay Relevant in a World Filled with Renewables?
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I have long been a supporter of nuclear power. I’ll admit I’m biased, having spent 13 years in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power program and having worked for several more…