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Our family of companies

We support 9 million customers and businesses nationwide with electric utilities in three states and natural gas distribution utilities in four, and provide wholesale energy, customized distributed energy solutions and fiber optics and wireless communications across the country.

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COVID Response

Our COVID-19 Response

Across Southern Company, we have never stopped working during the COVID-19 pandemic to serve our 9 million customers every day, whether on-site, in the field or remotely. Our frontline employees are dedicated to keep the energy flowing.

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Clean Energy

We are committed to a clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy future for our customers and communities and are leaders in developing and implementing a diverse portfolio of energy resources. 

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Tom Fanning

Tom Talks: The Tom Fanning Podcast

For decades, the energy industry has turned to Tom Fanning, Chairman & CEO of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), for his leadership to ensure we get our power from a reliable, safe, and secure grid. Tom discusses how his career path gave him the tools to protect key infrastructure, while transitioning Southern Company to a greener future.

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Southern Company signs agreement with U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate world’s first fast-spectrum salt reactor

The Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment will provide crucial operational data for fast-spectrum salt reactors and unlock this uniquely flexible advanced reactor technology for use in a net-zero future.

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2020 Annual Report

At Southern Company, we don’t just see challenges, we see opportunity. We see opportunities for a safer workplace and a more equitable society. Opportunities to advance new technologies for cleaner energy. We are fixed on the idea of “yes, and.” Yes, we acknowledge the challenge, and we are committed to finding a solution. Explore this report to learn more about how we are embracing opportunity.

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