Statement on Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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October 23, 2017

Statement on Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Southern Company will continue to engage in the process of the DOE NOPR currently before FERC and is committed to supporting generation resources that provide fuel security and reliability to maintain a reliable, resilient electric grid. We applaud the efforts of Secretary Perry and DOE on this important issue.

Fuel diversity, fuel security and resource adequacy lie at the core of U.S. energy, economic and national security.

Southern Company recognizes the importance of nuclear and coal generation and will continue to develop the full portfolio of resources in order to provide clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy for the customers we are privileged to serve.