ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art P. Beattie, Southern Company chief financial officer, will deliver a presentation to investors and industry analysts during the Wells Fargo Energy Conference at the New York Palace in New York City on Dec. 5. Beattie is scheduled to present during a panel discussion – "Post-Election Policy Update" – from 8 to 9:15 a.m. EST. Beattie's presentation will be webcast and available for replay at http://investor.southerncompany.com. A copy of his presentation materials will also be available at this site. With 4.4 million customers and more than 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company is leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and is demonstrating its commitment to energy innovation through development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and GI Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Platts' 2011 Power Company of the Year and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.