Webcast Response

Energy Auction

Webcast/Seminar Q&A Response

The following questions were received in connection with the webcast/seminar hosted by Southern Company on Feb. 13, 2009. While an attempt was made to answer each question in its original form, some questions have been edited to enhance readability and eliminate overlap. Similarly, questions largely duplicative of existing FAQs were not re-posted.

The operation of the Southern Company Energy Auction is governed by the Rules of the Bid Based Energy Auction set forth in tariff sheets on file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as such sheets may be revised from time to time. Any party interested in participating in the Southern Company Energy Auction should independently consult the Auction Rules, which may be accessed both at this website and at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. In the event of any inconsistency or conflict between the information provided herein and the Auction Rules, the Auction Rules shall control.