Being taken for granted isn’t usually a compliment – unless you’re an electric service provider. Southern Company’s four traditional operating companies represent the gold standard in system reliability. Our fossil/hydro generating units boast a reliability record that is approximately four times better than the industry average. Our transmission and distribution system has improved its strong performance steadily over the past decade. And if that wasn’t enough, we continue to add smart monitoring devices on our system that can speed restoration and even help prevent outages from happening in the first place. Because when the lights are shining across the Southeast, we shine too. (continued on next page)