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Southern Company Has Released Plans On Net Zero Carbon Emissions Goal

Sep 25, 2020

The Southern Company, a leading energy company in the US, has released a report on its progress and plans toward the company’s goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

The “Implementation and Action Toward Net Zero” report provides further details on the company’s comprehensive strategy to decarbonize the Southern Company system.

To achieve the net zero goal, the company will pursue a diverse energy resource portfolio to include low-carbon and carbon-free resources, negative carbon solutions and energy efficiency resources; continue our industry-leading research and development focusing on technologies that lower GHG emissions; and constructively engage with policymakers, stakeholders, customers and communities to support outcomes that lead to a net zero future.

“I continue to be confident that we are prepared and well-positioned to meet the needs of our customers, employees, communities and investors well into the future and will succeed in this transition,” said Tom Fanning, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Company.

Southern Company is also a current member of the Race to Zero campaign, you can find more information on their climate actions here.

Find out how to join the Race to Zero here.

 

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