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Harness Nature's Energy

"We believe renewables like wind and solar will continue to be an important energy solution in the U.S. We've seen a phenomenal amount of growth, and we think that's only going to continue."

Chris Kellar
director of acquisitions and renewables
Southern Power

In this video, Southern Power’s Chris Kellar talks about the growth of national demand for renewable sources of generation such as solar and wind energy.

Help satisfy a growing nationwide demand for clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy from renewable sources of power generation.
Southern Company's wholesale subsidiary Southern Power continues to aggressively grow its renewable energy portfolio, with nearly five times the number of renewable project acquisitions in 2015 than in any previous year.
Southern Power:
Nearly 5 Times More
Renewable Acquisitions Than In Any Previous Year

As Southern Company's wholesale subsidiary, Southern Power sells electricity to retail utilities across the United States. To help satisfy the growing demand for electricity generated from renewable resources, Southern Power has invested in solar, wind and biomass facilities.

The Butler Solar Farm pictured here is one of more than 20 solar facilities in the Southern Power fleet. In 2015, Southern Power announced its first two wind projects, the Kay Wind and Grant Wind facilities, both in Oklahoma. Southern Power also operates a biomass facility in Nacogdoches County, Texas. In total, Southern Power owns or operates more than 1,800 megawatts of renewable generating capacity nationwide, including capacity announced, acquired or under construction.

"We are proud to contribute to Southern Company's national leadership in renewable energy," says Chris Kellar, Southern Power director of acquisitions and renewables.

Southern Power has also completed issuance of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of green bonds, becoming the first investment-grade electric utility in the U.S. to offer this type of security supporting investment in sustainable generation. An amount equal to the net proceeds of the bonds will be allocated to eligible renewable energy projects.

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