Southern Power


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 the rights to 35 facilities operating or under construction in nine states with more than 10,500 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.


March 7, 2016 - March 7, 2016 - Southern Company subsidiary acquires East Pecos Solar Facility in Texas

East Pecos

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the company’s second solar project in Texas and its 35th generating facility overall – the 120-megawatt (MW) East Pecos Solar Facility.



February 15, 2016 - Southern Company subsidiary announces 25th renewable energy project


Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy today announced the joint acquisition of the 20-megawatt (MW) Calipatria Solar Facility from Solar Frontier Americas. The project represents Southern Power's 10th solar facility in California and its 25th renewable energy facility.



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


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.




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.



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

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