Coal Services

The Coal Services organization acts on behalf of Southern Company operating subsidiaries procuring coal, limestone, fuel oil, biomass and transportation services for generating plants and administering fuel delivery programs.

Our policy is to secure these commodities and services with acceptable quality and quantity at the lowest evaluated delivered cost. To accomplish this, Southern Company Services solicits
Requests for Proposals on a competitive bid basis. By doing so, SCS provides opportunities for all reputable suppliers to participate in the procurement process. In addition, SCS accepts unsolicited bids at any time. Unsolicited bids may be submitted to any of the buyers by sending an email to the Coal Internet Bidding System (CIBS) agent ( or through the ("CIBS").

To participate in the solicitation process, please contact us.


Bid Procedures

Find out how to submit a bid using the online bid submissions form and learn about bid evaluation.

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Requests for Proposal

Track Southern Company coal bid opportunities.

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