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The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

26,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1945

southern co/the (SO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $644.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $760.5K
Chairman of Southern Nuclear Operating Compan...
Total Annual Compensation: $640.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southern co/the (SO) Key Developments

Southern Co. to Invest $177 Million to Finish Power Plant in Eastern Mississippi's Kemper County

The Southern Co. says it will cost at least another $177 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.2 billion. The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co. said that poor weather, unexpected turnover of construction employees and installation inefficiencies contributed to the extra costs. The utility is dividing the costs between $152 million for construction and $25 million for additional startup costs.

Southern Company Presents at Global Power Markets Conference, Apr-08-2014 11:00 AM

Southern Company Presents at Global Power Markets Conference, Apr-08-2014 11:00 AM. Venue: Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States. Speakers: Brian Toth, Climate and Renewable Strategies Manager.

Southern Company Names James Y. Kerr II as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President, Effective March 8, 2014

Southern Company announced that James Y. Kerr II has been named general counsel, chief compliance officer and executive vice president of Southern Company, effective March 8, 2014. Kerr is a partner at McGuireWoods LLP and a senior advisor at McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, where he also co-chairs the energy industry team. In this role, he leads the firm in the areas of energy transactions and finance, regulation, policy and litigation. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Kerr was a member of the North Carolina Utilities Commission for eight years, including serving as president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners from 2007 to 2008 and president of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners from 2002 to 2003.


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