With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast.
A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are significantly below the national average.
Southern Company has been listed the top ranking U.S. electric service provider in customer satisfaction for nine consecutive years by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Southern Company at a glance:
One of the largest producers of electricity in the United States.
149 on the latest FORTUNE 500 listing of the largest U. S. corporations.
More than 500,000 shareholders; NYSE: SO since Sept. 30, 1949.
Four retail operating companies: Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, serving 120,000 square miles in four states.
Higher-growth competitive generation business, Southern Power, serves wholesale customers in the Southeast, primarily through long-term contracts.
About 26,000 employees.