SOUTHERN CO

United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 9.46 on 100

Ranking 2018: 1719 on 504 companies


Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Production of electricity (3511)
• Other telecommunications activities (6190)

Company description

This company operates as an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States. It was founded in 1945 and has its registered head office based in Atlanta, Georgia.The company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 MW of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. It also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects; sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in seven states, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns/operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 14 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 33 solar facilities, 7 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility. As of February 22, 2017, it had 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. 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.

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