2008 Winner Profile

Southern Company

Project Description:
Southern Company has deployed more than 260,000 Smart Meters to automate several labor-intensive processes and improve customer satisfaction through more frequent, accurate and consistent wireless meter readings. Subsidiary Georgia Power has been able to reduce travel by its field service representatives some 38,000 miles per month, reducing truck emissions.
Project type:
Infrastructure, Enterprise System Integration
Business Functions:
Marketing, Customer service/support, Metering Services/Distribution
Business Goal:
Financial
CEO:
David Ratcliffe, President & CEO
Headquarters:
Atlanta
Industry:
Utilities
Revenue (2007):
$15.35 billion
Website:
www.southerncompany.com
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