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 right to own 31 facilities operating or under construction in nine states with more than 10,200 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.


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.



September 9, 2015 - Southern Company subsidiary to acquire second wind project, surpassing 1,600 MW of renewable generation development


Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced an agreement to acquire the company's second wind project - the 151-megawatt (MW) Grant Wind facility in Oklahoma - from Apex Clean Energy. The acquisition is expected to close in March 2016 upon successful completion of project construction.




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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