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 21 facilities in eight states, with more than 9,100 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity operating or under construction in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas and New Mexico.
Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power has announced the acquisition of two photovoltaic solar projects totaling 99-MW in Georgia - the 80-MW Decatur Parkway Solar Project and the 19-MW Decatur County Solar Project. The facilities are expected to enter commercial operation in late 2015.
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.
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.