Alabama Industrial Energy Consumers

Alabama Power Responds to Rates Analysis

  By: Nick Sellers (VP regulatory and corporate affairs APCo) 1/24/13— Last week, al.com and its affiliated newspapers in Birmingham and Mobile published what was described as an analysis, comparing our rates to those charged by our sister company, Georgia Power. The result, regrettably, was a misleading article that misrepresented our business, and...

Alabama’s economy a top 5 performer to close out 2012, report says

  By Alex Walsh | awalsh@al.com al.com (January 22, 2013) Alabama’s economy saw some of the most dramatic improvements of any state over the last three months of 2012, one study shows.  From September to December, Alabama saw a 1.23 percent increase in its coincident index — a statistic designed and tracked by the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Utility rates: PSC chooses public meetings to review rates RSE

 Written by Phillip Rawls – Associated Press (Jan. 10, 2013)  Commissioner Terry Dunn’s fellow Republicans on the Alabama Public Service Commission blocked his effort Thursday to have a formal review to determine if consumers are paying too much for services by Alabama Power, Alabama Gas and Mobile Gas. At Thursday’s meeting, Dunn proposed a formal...

The Role of Electricity and Manufacturing in the Alabama Economy

by Semoon Chang, Ph.D., Director, Center for Business and Economic Research – University of South Alabama November 2011 (Executive Summary) This report explores the importance of the manufacturing industry in the Alabama economy and the importance of the low-priced electricity in attracting and sustaining the Alabama’s manufacturing industry. Major...