Alabama Power

Alabama Power is an electric utility headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., U.S., focused on providing innovative energy solutions to improve customers’ lives. The company provides the valuable combination of unparalleled service, reliable electricity supply and competitive prices to more than 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries across the state. Alabama Power is a part of Southern Company (NYSE:SO), a leading U.S. energy company serving nine million customers in 18 states through its subsidiaries.

The jury’s motivation: Conversion of traditional heating solutions from fossil fuels to renewable electricity can make key contributions to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.

Alabama Power’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) is nominated for driving conversion from gas to electric heating solutions in foundries for industrial customers, in order to improve energy efficiency, safety and quality.