Alabama NewsCenter is a credible, direct source of the news and information that matter most to Alabama Power customers. Alabama NewsCenter also tells the stories of the people and businesses powering our state, striving to make Alabama a wonderful place to live and work.

In keeping with Alabama Power’s century of work in economic development, Alabama NewsCenter aims to promote the good news of this state through original and shared content. This site spotlights businesses that have found success in Alabama, economic developers who work daily to grow jobs in this state, companies and entrepreneurs doing innovative things, communities that make our quality of life so much better, and people doing things both great and small that make all the difference.

Our stories are intended to be shared by traditional media, blogs and social media outlets or enjoyed on this site to help promote the state – its businesses, its innovation, its people and its communities. We hope this is one of the sites you return to frequently to stay informed and inspired about the state we call home.

Alabama NewsCenter is one of several ways Alabama Power communicates with and advertises to its customers in the rapidly evolving digital age.

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BIRMINGHAM – The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company’s outstanding preferred stock as follows:   Preferred Stock ($100 Par Value) 4.20% – $1.05 per share 4.52% – $1.13 per share 4.60% – $1.15 per share 4.64% – $1.16 per share 4.72% – $1.18 per share […]


WASHINGTON – Alabama Power was honored today by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) with an Emergency Response Award for helping restore service to Texans affected by Hurricane Nicholas. Presented to EEI member companies, the Emergency Response Awards recognize recovery and assistance efforts of electric companies following service disruptions caused by extreme weather or other natural […]

Alabama Power receives approval for solar project in Lowndes County

Public Service Commission approves agreement with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc.   Birmingham – Alabama Power and Mercedes Benz U.S. International Inc. (MBUSI) received approval today from the Alabama Public Service Commission for the proposed 80-megawatt Letohatchee Solar Project in Lowndes County, south of Montgomery. This project and the renewable contract between Alabama Power and MBUSI […]


The board of directors of Alabama Power Company has declared the regular quarterly dividends on the company’s outstanding preferred stock.

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