Southern Company to release earnings on Jan. 19

ATLANTA -- Southern Company (NYSE:SO) plans to release its consolidated fourth quarter and year-end 2000 earnings at 7 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 19.

Bill Dahlberg, chairman and chief executive officer, and W. Larry Westbrook, financial vice president and chief financial officer, will conduct a conference call for financial analysts at 11 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 19.

Investors, media and the public may listen to a live Internet Webcast of the conference call at by clicking on the appropriate audio link. A replay of the Webcast will be available at the same site for 10 days.

Briefing materials also will be posted at the same Web site at 7 a.m. EST Friday, Jan. 19.

Southern Company is an international energy company that operates more than 48,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity worldwide. Southern Company has operations in 12 countries on five continents. Based in Atlanta, Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Savannah Electric and Southern Energy. Southern Company also provides energy-related marketing, risk management and technical services in the United States and Europe and offers Southern LINC wireless telecommunications.