UTILITIES: Southern Co. weighs year-end announcement of new nuclear project Katherine Ling, E&E reporter E&ENews PM: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Southern Co. may be months away from announcing a new nuclear project, the utility's chief executive said today. Please subscribe to E&ENews PM to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.