Southern Company to speak at retail investor conference

Southern Company Chief Financial Officer Gale E. Klappa will speak at a retail investor conference about Southern Company’s primary businesses. The conference, sponsored by the Edward Jones brokerage firm, will be held at the Phoenix Airport Marriott hotel in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, March 3.

Klappa’s presentation will be broadcast live on the Internet from 1:00 pm to 1:20 pm EST. To view a live broadcast of the conference on the Web, click on Southern Company’s investor relations Web site (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is an international energy company that operates more than 48,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity worldwide. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the United States and one of the world’s largest independent power producers. Southern Company subsidiaries and their affiliates serve 12 million retail customers worldwide and millions more through the wholesale market. Based in Atlanta, Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Savannah Electric and Mirant Corporation. Southern Company also provides energy-related marketing, risk management and technical services in the United States and Europe and offers Southern LINC wireless telecommunications.