Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is among the largest wholesale energy providers in the Southeast, meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own and operate more than 8,600 megawatts of generating capacity with facilities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas and New Mexico, and has an additional 139 megawatts under construction in California and 30 megawatts in Nevada.
April 23, 2013 - Southern Company announces the acquisition of the company's largest solar installation - the 139-megawatt (MW) Campo Verde Solar Project - by subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy from First Solar, Inc.
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.