Alabama Power Company http://apr.org en More Than 50K Without Power In Ala. After Storms http://apr.org/post/more-50k-without-power-ala-after-storms <p>Thousands of people are without power in northern and central Alabama after waves of severe storms crossed the state.</p><p>Alabama Power Co. says about 20,100 homes and businesses lost electricity in central and western Alabama as severe weather including tornadoes stuck Monday.</p><p>Huntsville Utilities says about 4,200 homes and businesses were in the dark to the north in the Tennessee Valley. Falling trees pulled down electrical lines in areas including Limestone County, where damage was worst and at least two people died.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:00:38 +0000 The Associated Press 51009 at http://apr.org More Than 50K Without Power In Ala. After Storms Alabama Power Urges PSC To Reject AARP Rehearing http://apr.org/post/alabama-power-urges-psc-reject-aarp-rehearing <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div attribution="Credit istockphoto" caption="Alabama Power Co. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:06:43 +0000 The Associated Press 38232 at http://apr.org PSC Sets Meetings on Alabama Gas Rates http://apr.org/post/psc-sets-meetings-alabama-gas-rates <p>The state's utility regulatory board has scheduled three public meetings to discuss the rates of Alabama Gas.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Public Service Commission says the first meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at the PSC hearing room in Montgomery. Meetings are also planned for Sept. 25 and Oct. 9.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The PSC previously held hearings on rates for Mobile Gas and Alabama Power Co. Those meetings resulted in changes to the companies' rate structures. PSC members say consumers should see savings with their bills starting January.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:32:13 +0000 The Associated Press 36758 at http://apr.org PSC Sets Meetings on Alabama Gas Rates Alabama Power Warns of Billing Scam http://apr.org/post/alabama-power-warns-billing-scam <p>Alabama Power Co. is trying to stop what it calls "an unusually effective scam."<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The power company says its customers have been called for months by people pretending to be from Alabama Power. The customers are told they have a short deadline to make a payment.&nbsp; They are instructed to go to a local retailer, buy a reloadable debit card for a given amount, and then call another phone number to share the account number on the card. Alabama Power says the fraud has focused on commercial customers because they are more likely to have larger bills.<br> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:27:48 +0000 The Associated Press 36408 at http://apr.org Alabama Power Warns of Billing Scam Groups Seek Reconsideration Of Alabama Power Dams http://apr.org/post/groups-seek-reconsideration-alabama-power-dams <P>Two groups have asked a federal agency to reconsider the license renewal for Alabama Power's seven dams on the Coosa River.</P> <P>The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved Alabama Power's new license last month. The Alabama Rivers Alliance and American Rivers say more study is needed. Alabama Rivers Alliance program director Mitch Reid says the renewal was a bad decision based on bad data. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 21:32:26 +0000 The Associated Press 34630 at http://apr.org Groups Seek Reconsideration Of Alabama Power Dams Alabama Power Defends Electric Rates To PSC http://apr.org/post/alabama-power-defends-electric-rates-psc <P>Alabama Power is defending its rate structure before the state's utility regulatory board.</P> <P>Officials of Alabama Power told the Public Service Commission on Wednesday that its rates are below the national average. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:11:31 +0000 The Associated Press 34323 at http://apr.org Alabama Power Defends Electric Rates To PSC Sponsor Says Still Work To Do On Campaign Finance Bill http://apr.org/post/sponsor-says-still-work-do-campaign-finance-bill <P>A key House Republican says lawmakers have more work to do before settling on final changes to Alabama campaign finance laws.</P> <P>But Rep. Mike Ball of Madison says he doesn't want to give in on House GOP proposals concerning political contributions by corporations and utilities, including the influential Alabama Power Co.</P> <P>Ball is sponsor of the House version of the finance law changes. The Senate version dealt mostly with how PACs can move money around. Fri, 17 May 2013 21:42:40 +0000 The Associated Press 30617 at http://apr.org Sponsor Says Still Work To Do On Campaign Finance Bill PSC Sets Meetings on Alabama Power Rates http://apr.org/post/psc-sets-meetings-alabama-power-rates <P>The state's utility regulatory board has scheduled three meetings focusing on the rates for Alabama Power Co.</P> <DIV> <P>The Public Service Commission says the public meetings will be May 8, June 18 and July 17 in Montgomery. Each meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. at the PSC's headquarters. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:31:32 +0000 The Associated Press 27035 at http://apr.org PSC Sets Meetings on Alabama Power Rates