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Mississippi Business Finance Corporation -- Moody's downgrades Georgia Power to Baa1, ratings on review; affirms Southern at Baa2, negative outlook; affirms Alabama Power at A1, negative outlook; upgrades Mississippi Power to Baa3, positive outlook

Moody's Investors Service, (Moody's) downgraded the ratings of Georgia Power Company (Georgia Power) including its senior unsecured rating to Baa1 from A3 and placed the ratings on review for downgrade. Moody's affirmed the ratings of The Southern Company (Southern) including its Baa2 senior unsecured rating and Prime-2 commercial paper rating.