Southern Company is one of the top military employers, according to the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine. Its founding a century ago was steered by James Mitchell, who was inspired by the hydro potential of Alabama’s rivers. Mitchell had always had the dream of developing a series of dams to electrify the Southeast.
It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Records have it that it is currently the second-largest American gas and electric utility holding company in the U.S. However, it has other electric and natural gas distribution utilities in four states and seven states, respectively.
The company’s primary business is in making, moving, and selling energy. It serves a multitude of about 9 million customers across America and through its subsidiaries. This has been as a result of mergers, acquisitions, expansions, and divestitures. Its brands thrive in excellent customer service, affordable prices, and high reliability.
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