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 and operate 15 facilities in eight states, with more than 8,700 MW of generating capacity operating or under construction in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas and New Mexico.

Announcement

November 1, 2013 - Southern Company subsidiary-Turner Renewable Energy partnership's largest solar plant, the 139-megawatt (MW) Campo Verde Solar Facility, has begun commercial operation.

Campo Verde Solar Facility Fact Sheet | News Release

October 18, 2013 - Southern Company subsidiary-Turner Renewable Energy partnership's largest tracking solar plant, the 30-megawatt (MW) Spectrum Solar Facility, has begun commercial operation.

Spectrum Solar Facility Fact Sheet | News Release

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

View locations of plants by generation type.

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