Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through our subsidiaries. We provide clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services.
Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology.
Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world.
Southern Power was formed in 2001 to support Southern Company in the wholesale market. In 2009, Southern Power's portfolio consisted of eight natural gas plants totaling 7,880 MW in four states. Since 2009, Southern Power has added more than 3,430 megawatts (MW) across 50 facilities. Today, the company continues to strategically grow its business through the acquisition and development of clean energy solutions.
Southern Power and its subsidiaries own or operate 53 facilities operating or under construction in 14 states with more than 12,490 MW of generating capacity.Learn More About Our Projects