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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 Telecom Expands Networks in Atlanta, Birmingham

Southern Company announced a strategic network expansion project in two key Southeast markets: Atlanta, Georgia, and Birmingham, Alabama. Through the dark-fiber network expansion, Southern Telecom is enhancing customer value by delivering increased network reach and new last-mile connectivity options. The Atlanta expansion adds 43 miles of dark fiber to the existing Southern Telecom network, increasing the total metro Atlanta network to 128 miles. In addition, the Atlanta system has doubled the number of on-net buildings and is now supporting 40. In Birmingham, the expansion adds 127 miles of dark fiber and 42 on-net buildings to its metro network, while connecting to the existing carrier neutral and enterprise co-location facility.

Southern Company Presents at Wells Fargo Securities Research, Economics & Strategy 2014 Energy Symposium, Dec-10-2014

Southern Company Presents at Wells Fargo Securities Research, Economics & Strategy 2014 Energy Symposium, Dec-10-2014 . Venue: The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 1002, United States. Speakers: Art P. Beattie, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Jimmy Stewart, Manager, IR.

Southern Company Announces Executive Management Changes

Southern Company announced two changes to the company's executive management team. Bryan D. Anderson, vice president of governmental affairs for Southern Company, has been elevated to senior vice president of governmental affairs. In this role, Anderson will continue managing Southern Company's Washington, D.C., office and directing the company's political, policy and regulatory activities. His new role takes effect immediately. Christina H. "Christy" Ihrig, currently director of corporate communication for subsidiary Mississippi Power, has been named vice president of corporate communication for Southern Company. In her new role, Ihrig will lead all aspects of external and internal communication strategy for Southern Company. Ihrig will assume her new position on Jan. 1, 2015. Anderson, 48, joined Southern Company in 2010. Immediately prior to that, he served as The Coca-Cola Company's vice president of government relations and public affairs. Ihrig, 41, joined Southern Company in 1998 and has held leadership roles at Southern Company and subsidiaries Mississippi Power, Georgia Power and Southern Company Energy Marketing in media relations, executive and investor communications, external affairs and issues management.


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