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 or have rights to 33 facilities in nine states, with more than 10,400 MW of generating capacity operating or under development in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

Announcements

December 18, 2015 - Southern Company subsidiary acquires 200-megawatt Garland solar facility

Garland

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 200-megawatt (MW) Garland solar facility under construction in California from Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. Southern Power now owns more than 650 MW across nine operating or planned facilities in California.

 

 


December 14, 2015 - Southern Company subsidiary’s first wind project in operation

Kay

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced its first wind project, the 299-megawatt (MW) Kay Wind facility in Kay County, Oklahoma, is fully operational.

 

 


November 30, 2015 - Southern Company subsidiary acquires first solar project in Texas

Roserock

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 157-megawatt (MW) Roserock solar facility - the company's first solar project in Texas - from Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest solar developers.

 

 


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

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