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 rights to 32 facilities in nine states, with more than 10,300 MW of generating capacity operating or under development in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.


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


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.



October 26, 2015 - Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy acquire Morelos del Sol Solar Facility in California


Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the 15-megawatt (MW) Morelos del Sol Solar Facility from Solar Frontier Americas. This is the company's eighth solar project with Turner Renewable Energy.




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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