The parties hereto do hereby stipulate and agree to that the SERVICE AGREEMENT entered into
by and between them under date of July 16, 1974, and as heretofore amended on April 27, 1984,
August 1, 1988 (effective January 1, 1989), and January 1, 1991 has not been updated by formal
signed amendment since January 1, 1991. Whereas it is now necessary to update and amend this
agreement to bring it into compliance with Entergy Services, Inc.'s (ESI) other client companies.
ESI's service agreements with its client companies, including SERI, were also amended effective
January 1, 1992, January 1, 1996, January 1, 1998, January 1, 1999, January 1, 2000, January 1,
2001, April 1, 2002, January 1, 2003 and August 1, 2003. This amendment conforms to these past
amendments that have previously been approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission
and put into effect by ESI's other client companies. Attached hereto is a complete copy of the
original Service Agreement and the current Exhibit I, Exhibit II, and Supplement to Exhibit II to the
Service Agreement. This amendment is made an entered into as of January 1, 2004.
ENTERGY SERVICES, INC.
By /s/ Nathan E. Langston
Nathan E. Langston
Senior Vice President,
Chief Accounting Officer
SYSTEM ENERGY RESOURCES, INC.
By /s/ Gary Taylor
President and CEO
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES WHICH WILL BE PROVIDED BY
MIDDLE SOUTH SERVICES, INC.
UNDER THIS AND SIMILAR SERVICE AGREEMENTS
1. Consultation and advice on financial planning, sale of securities and temporary cash investments,
including assistance in connection with the preparation, printing and filing of appropriate documents
with regulatory authorities, and provision of liaison with financial community;
2. Consultation and advice on budgeting and preparation of long-range forecasts;
3. Consultation and advice on employee benefit plans;
4. Consultation and advice with respect to regulatory matters, particula