May 30 2020
A message from Southern Company leadership on racial tensions across the country
We are saddened and dismayed by the recent events that have raised racial tensions across the country. Yet again, a great light shines on this nation’s need to improve relations throughout our society.
May 27 2020
Southern Company announces transition to net-zero carbon emissions goal
Southern Company today moved to a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. The company also reaffirmed its intermediate goal of a 50 percent reduction of GHG emissions from 2007 levels by 2030. These are enterprise-wide goals across all electric and gas operations. Today’s action, announced during the 2020 Southern Company Annual Meeting of Stockholders, replaces the low- to no-carbon goal the company unveiled in April of 2018.
May 21 2020
Southern Power acquires Beech Ridge II Wind Facility
Strengthening its commitment to energy innovation, Southern Company, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced an expanded focus for the National Carbon Capture Center.