10月17日, 2008, Southern Company filed amendments to its Market-Based Rate Tariff with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to incorporate a must-offer, 基于投标拍卖能源. The proposal was conditionally accepted by FERC on December 18, 2008. Southern Company agreed to the additional conditions in a compliance filing on January 21, 2009, and FERC accepted this compliance filing on March 25, 2009. The implementation of the Southern Company 能源拍卖 subsequently took place on April 23, 2009. The auction includes simultaneous day-ahead energy auctions for firm-LD energy and recallable energy, along with an hour-ahead energy auction for non-firm energy. Southern Company is excited to announce new changes to the 能源拍卖. 请点击 在这里 的更多信息.