Washington, D.C.
                          Three year period ending 2008
                           Supplemental Statement Only
                      FORM U-12(I)-B (THREE-YEAR STATEMENT)
 Statement Pursuant to Section 12(i) of Public Utility Holding Company Act of
 1935 by a Person Regularly Employed or Retained by a Registered Holding Company
 or a Subsidiary Thereof and Whose Employment Contemplates Only Routine Expenses
 as Specified
                                  in Rule 71(b)

1. Name and business address of person filing statement. R. Michael Akridge, 600
N. 18th Street, Birmingham, AL 35291 2. Names and business addresses of any
persons through whom the undersigned proposes to act in matters included within
the exemption provided by paragraph (b) of Rule U-71.


3. Registered holding companies and subsidiary companies by which the
undersigned is regularly employed or retained.

          Alabama Power Company, Southern Company and all its subsidiaries.

4. Position or relationship in which the undersigned is employed or retained by
each of the companies named in item 3, and brief description of nature of
services to be rendered in each such position or relationship.

          Hydro General Manager - Southern Company Generation

5. (a) Compensation received during the prior reporting period and estimated to
be received over the next two calendar years by the undersigned or others,
directly or indirectly, for services rendered by the undersigned, from each of
the companies designated in item 3. (Use column (a) as supplemental statement

                     Salary or other
Name of          received        to be              Person or company from whom
recipient                      received             received or to be received
                   (a)           (b)
R. Michael      $646,991     to be included         Alabama Power Company
Akridge                      in supplemental

(b) Basis for compensation if other than salary. None

6. (To be answered in supplementary statement only.) Expenses incurred by the
undersigned or any person named in item 2, above, during the calendar year in
connection with the activities described in item 4, above, and the source or
sources of reimbursement for same.

(a) Total amount of routine expenses charged to client: $11,586

(b) Itemized list of all other expenses: None

Date:1/23/06                                    (Signed) R. Michael Akridge