Tag: Mississippi Power
Southern Company’s updated greenhouse gas bonus still pays executives as company invests in fossil fuels
Southern faces investor challenges on Scope 3 emissions
John Oliver explains utility scandals
Last Week Tonight explains how utilities harm customers and the climate, with little accountability due to influence over regulators.
Alabama Power to buy Calhoun plant despite rising gas prices
Purchase risks bill increases for customers, comes in spite of parent company's climate goal
Southern Company Pledges Net Zero Emissions by 2050 but Doubles Down on Fossil Fuels
Southern Company unveiled an updated “net-zero” carbon goal yesterday at its Annual Meeting which relies heavily on negative emissions to enable continued investment in fossil fuels such as coal and...
Southern Company’s Lobbying Disclosures Obscure State-Level Information from Investors, Public
CEO Fanning gets credit toward bonus for coal closures after opposing federal regulations.
Tom Fanning Floats Misleading Updated Greenhouse Gas Goal
The updated greenhouse gas goal, as described by Fanning, would allow Southern Company to claim “net-zero” emissions by taking credit for transportation electrification, despite the company’s continued use of fossil...
Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits
Download full report Southern Company Southern Company is a utility company that serves 4.68 million electric customers and 4.248 million gas customers across Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and Illinois....
Tom Fanning defends Southern Company’s low- to no-carbon goal in misleading interview
Fanning dismissed conflicting testimony from Georgia Power subsidiary about Southern Company's "low- to no-carbon" goals.
Southern Company’s Big Bets Lead to Loss of Gulf Power
On May 21st, Southern Company decided to part ways with its almost 100- year-old subsidiary, Gulf Power, due in large part to failed bets the company made on its scuttled...