Since 1941, PowerSouth has existed to safely provide reliable and affordable energy to power communities across Alabama and northwest Florida. As PowerSouth and the distribution members adapt to industry changes, some things remain unchanged – a focus on ensuring the safety of employees; an unwavering commitment to members; the promise to provide a reliable energy supply; and constant efforts to contain costs and deliver affordable energy to the members.
PowerSouth continues to focus on a diversified long-term power supply strategy that provides flexibility to adapt to changes in global energy markets. A strong, safe and reliable transmission system is the backbone of PowerSouth’s operations, and the cooperative takes advantage of technology to improve upon already impressive reliability metrics.
PowerSouth’s members safely provide electric service to homes and businesses across Alabama and northwest Florida. These end-use members expect reliable power every second of every day, and PowerSouth meets these energy needs with more than 2,000 megawatts of owned generation capacity. PowerSouth supplies this energy through the most economic means possible, including a diverse generating mix that includes natural gas, coal, hydroelectricity, compressed air energy storage and purchased power agreements.
As technology evolves and member needs grow, PowerSouth stands prepared to meet growing demand through forward-looking energy and load forecasts.