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Air

Southern Company addresses emissions like mercury, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide and particulate matter as part of the system’s commitment to environmental responsibility.

Wilsonville Plant

The Southern Company system’s dedication to environmental responsibility includes addressing emissions such as nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and mercury. Southern Company has actively reduced air emissions through the installation of emission controls, fuel switching, and transition of our fleet. Through 2020, the Southern Company system has invested approximately $15 billion in environmental capital retrofit projects. We have cut SO2 emissions by 99 percent and reduced NOX emissions by 93 percent since 1990. What’s more, our system has lowered mercury emissions 97 percent from 2005 levels. We have achieved these reductions while continuing to reliably produce energy to meet the needs of millions of customers.

Nitrogen Oxides

Southern Company addresses emissions like mercury, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide and particulate matter as part of the system’s commitment to environmental responsibility.

Nitrogen Oxides Emissions Total