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30 Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

Phone: 404-506-5000

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The Southern company, through its subsidiaries, supplies electric service in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. Southern Company System Traditional Operating Companies The traditional operating companies own generation, transmission, and distribution facilities. Each company's transmission facilities are connected to the respective company's own generating plants and other sources of power and are interconnected with the transmission facilities of the other traditional operating companies and Southern Electric Generating Company (SEGCO). Southern Power Company (Southern Power) Southern Power Company is an electric wholesale generation subsidiary with market-based rate authority from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Southern Power constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects, and sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market. As of December 31, 2013, Southern Power had 8,924 MWs of nameplate capacity in commercial operation. Other Businesses Southern Company Holdings, Inc. (Southern Holdings) is an intermediate holding subsidiary, primarily for Southern Company's investments in leveraged leases. Southern Communications Services, Inc. (SouthernLINC Wireless) provides digital wireless communications for use by Southern Company and its subsidiary companies and markets its services to non-affiliates within the Southeast. SouthernLINC Wireless delivers multiple wireless communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. Its system covers approximately 127,000 square miles in the Southeast. SouthernLINC Wireless also provides wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the name Southern Telecom. Construction Programs The subsidiary companies of Southern Company are engaged in continuous construction programs to accommodate existing and estimated future loads on their respective systems. The Southern Company system's construction program consists of capital investment and capital expenditures to comply with environmental statutes and regulations. Territory Served by the Traditional Operating Companies and Southern Power The territory in which the traditional operating companies provide electric service comprises most of the states of Alabama and Georgia together with the northwestern portion of Florida and southeastern Mississippi. In this territory there are non-affiliated electric distribution systems that obtain some or all of their power requirements either directly or indirectly from the traditional operating companies. The territory has an area of approximately 120,000 square miles. Southern Power sells electricity at market-based rates in the wholesale market primarily to investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, municipalities, and electric cooperatives. Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power) is engaged, within the State of Alabama, in the generation and purchase of electricity and the transmission, distribution, and sale of such electricity, at retail in approximately 400 cities and towns (including Anniston, Birmingham, Gadsden, Mobile, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa), as well as in rural areas, and at wholesale to 14 municipally-owned electric distribution systems, 11 of which are served indirectly through sales to Alabama Municipal Electric Authority, and 2 rural distributing cooperative associations. Alabama Power owns coal reserves near its Plant Gorgas and uses the output of coal from the reserves in its generating plants. Alabama Power also sells, and cooperates with dealers in promoting the sale of, electric appliances. Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power) is engaged in the generation and purchase of electricity and the transmission, distribution, and sale of such electricity within the state of Georgia, at retail in approximately 600 communities (including Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, Rome, and Savannah), as well as in rural areas, and at wholesale to Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEA

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