Powering the Future,
Honoring the Past

Celebrating 100 years of history of energy innovation and editorial excellence

Brought to you by Southern Company
In participation with New Republic

Powering the Future, Honoring the Past is a one-of-a-kind editorial series that combines historical context with real-time commentary on today's most pressing energy issues. Timed to celebrate a shared 100 years of commitment to energy customers and dedicated readers, this initiative pairs newly-commissioned sponsored content articles with prized works from The New Republic’s extensive archival collection, providing a retrospective on a range of critical energy topics.

By combining historical content with recent coverage, these supplements provide wide-ranging insights from the past while analyzing the future challenges and opportunities that will shape today’s energy landscape. This initiative is sponsored by Southern Company as part of their commitment to a strong U.S. energy future.

Then

July 11, 1970

Power-Hungry America: Where Will We Get the Energy

This TNR archive piece is available online for the first time as part of a conversation about America's energy future, sponsored by Southern Company.

March 24, 1947

Atoms for Everybody: A 1947 Dispatch on Nuclear Energy

This TNR archive piece is available online for the first time as part of a conversation about America's energy future, sponsored by Southern Company.

Now

June 16, 2014

Does a Secure Energy Mix Equal a Secure America?

The same values that drew an employee to Southern Company are helping the company plan for the long term.

May 27, 2014

Nuclear Peace: From Wartime Technology to a Sustainable Energy Future?

Imagine a power source that could fuel entire cities with just a few raw materials as input.