Southern Power

Overview

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider, meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own and operate 19 facilities in eight states, with more than 9,000 MW of generating capacity operating or under construction in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas and New Mexico.

Announcement

December 17, 2014 - Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power has announced plans to develop a 131-megawatt photovoltaic solar project in Georgia, which will be capable of generating enough electricity to help meet the energy needs of more than 21,000 homes. The electricity and associated renewable energy credits will be sold to three Georgia electric membership corporations.

Strategy

Southern Power is growing—expanding our footprint. Our plan is to continue increasing our operations in the competitive market. We focus our low-risk strategy of owning and operating quality generation assets under long-term contracts with creditworthy counterparties.

Environmental Responsibility

In addition to meeting all regulations through a comprehensive compliance strategy, we invest in research and technology to provide cleaner energy options for our customers. Southern Power's facilities are state-of-the-art in efficiency and environmental controls.

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Plants

Our power plants are dedicated to high reliability standards and maintenance quality—and our high industry reliability ratings prove it.

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Map

View locations of plants by generation type.

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