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Southern Company

A leading energy company in the United States, based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Southern Company is a leading energy company in the United States serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states. A competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications.

Electric Utilities
  • Alabama Power
  • Georgia Power
  • Mississippi Power
Natural Gas Utilities
  • Southern Company Gas
  • Atlanta Gas Light
  • Chatanooga Gas
  • Nicor Gas
  • Virginia Natural Gas
Other Companies
  • Power Secure
  • Southern Nuclear
  • Southern Power
  • Southern Telecom
  • Southern Linc
  • Sequent Energy Management




Tom Fanning

Chairman, President and CEO

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Georgia Power
June 25, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Residential customers have rated Georgia Power as a "Most Trusted Brand" according to a study by industry-leading analysts in the energy sector....
Georgia Power
June 1, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for an expected active...
Georgia Power
May 26, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced that Chris Womack will assume the roles of chairman and CEO, effective June 1. He will now officially lead the...
Southern Company
May 20, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in a virtual format on May 26, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. Following...
Southern Company
May 12, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company has been named among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, ranking number 20 on its 2021 list - up six spots...
Georgia Power
May 10, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for the upcoming Atlantic Hurricane Season and is partnering with the Georgia...
Georgia Power
May 3, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- As waves of severe weather continue to cross the state, Georgia Power crews have faced recurring damage from high winds, heavy rain, lightning...
Southern Company
April 29, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today reported first-quarter 2021 earnings of $1.14 billion, or $1.07 per share, compared with $868 million, or 82 cents per...
Georgia Power
April 26, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- All modules for Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Georgia, have now been set as a massive water tank has...
Southern Company
April 19, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company announced today it is increasing its dividend by 8 cents per share on an annualized basis to a rate of $2.64 per share. This...
Electric Power Research Institute
April 14, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) today announced changes to its Board of Directors that will take effect April 14. Stanley W....
Southern Company
April 8, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the first quarter of 2021 by 7:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Chairman, president...
Max Blau, ProPublica
March 27, 2021
Near America's largest coal plant, there are toxins in the water and people are falling ill. One energy plant plans to avoid cleanup costs.
Georgia Power
March 2, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- With an increase of electric vehicles (EVs) on Georgia roads every day, Georgia Power is committed to assisting customers with access to...
Southern Company
March 2, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company joins five other energy companies today in announcing plans to ensure electric vehicle (EV) drivers have access to a seamless...
Georgia Power
February 26, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced its first sustainability bond, and the first sustainability bond for a domestic utility in the United States....
Southern Company
February 19, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Several Southern Company system attorneys have been selected to participate in two prestigious programs with the Leadership Council for Legal...
Georgia Power
February 18, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power President Chris Womack has been named a 2021 Leader in Corporate Citizenship by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The Leaders in...
Georgia Power
February 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- As winter storm Uri moves across the Southeast, the Georgia Power Storm Center is monitoring the changing weather conditions and is prepared to...
Southern Power
February 4, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, has been awarded two 20-year power purchase...


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