Southern Company has been selected to provide up to 50 megawatts of summer peaking power in May and June and up to
75 megawatts July through September to MEAG Power.
Southern Company was one of two companies selected by MEAG Power, which received proposals from 11 bidders, to
meet the companys 1997 summer needs. MEAG Power is a wholesale public power supplier that serves 49 municipal
utilities in Georgia and co-owns four generating facilities and Georgias Integrated Transmission System (ITS).
Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the largest producer of electricity in the United States, is the parent firm of Alabama
Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power and Savannah Electric. Based in Atlanta, Southern Company
supplies electricity in eight countries on four continents and provides energy-related marketing, trading and technical services
and wireless telecommunications. Southern Companys common stock is one of the 20 most widely held corporate stocks in