Aerial view of the Kemper Project power plant

The power to corrupt

Here’s a damaging fact and an alarming heads up. The 5,888 jobs lost in Mississippi Power’s service area following the 18% rate increase are just the beginning. Bigger rate increases are coming if customers pay for Kemper’s

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Nation’s oldest integrated coal gasification plant might point to more Kemper trouble

If the experience with the nation’s oldest integrated coal gasification power plant is any guide, Mississippi Power has a steep learning curve ahead as it tries to bring its troubled Kemper Project power plant into operation. By Steve Wilson  /   March 20, 2015 / www.mississippiwatchdog.org Photo Credit: The Southern Company If the experience with the […]

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A BPF Book Review: Move Fast and Break Things

It’s no secret that the Internet has become the world’s dominant communications network over the past two decades. It’s stunning rise to economic powerhouse has far surpassed the success of its precursor networks. In the process, a handful of mega tech companies have overwhelmed the regulatory structure intended to foster innovation, growth and a market […]

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