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Herbie Johnson


Herbie began his career with Alabama Power Company’s Reservoir Management group in 1994.  He is currently serving as Southern Company Generation’s Hydro General Manager overseeing 32 Hydroelectric plants rated at over 2,600 MWs.  Prior to this he was a Lake Resources Manager for Georgia Power Company’s Land Department.   Other experiences include Southern Company Generation, Engineering and Construction Services, overseeing construction of three Combined Cycle Power Plants.  Plant Superintendent of Thurlow Hydroelectric Plant and Hydro Compliance Specialist for Alabama Power Company.

Prior to joining Southern Company, Herbie served 6yrs in the Air Force and the Alabama Air National Guard achieving the rank of SSgt as an Avionics technician on the F-16 aircraft.   He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University.