It might be cheaper to run the Kemper Project clean coal power plant’s turbines on natural gas, but Mississippi Power wants customers to pay most of the cost for the coal gasification part of the plant.
Southern violates the first law of holes: when you are in a hole, quit digging. It keeps throwing good money after bad at its Mississippi Kemper Lignite Project. That may be because it thinks it’s throwing customer’s money. That will be the case if Mississippi’s Public Service Commission makes customers pay for Southern’s mistakes. The […]
The record January flood was unusual. But major floods aren’t. Mississippi has had seven in the last ten years.
“The review of Mississippi Power’s ratings considers the declining competitiveness of the Kemper Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) plant as project costs have continued to rise, operating costs are increasing, and natural gas prices remain low…” and “The review also reflects the continued inability of the company to place the plant into service, with nine […]
The Kemper Project clean coal power plant has been generating electricity using natural gas since 2014, but now the facility is generating something else for its owner — lawsuits.
It is time for the PSC to acknowledge the naked facts and Rule the lignite portions of Kemper Not Useful.
As we have been saying…
According to a new report from an independent monitor, the $7 billion Kemper Project clean coal power plant narrowly avoided a serious accident in October when 1,750 degree synthesis gas backed up into the coal feed system.
Mississippi Power says it’s pushing back the start date another month the controversial Kemper County Energy Facility. As MPB’s Mark Rigsby reports, estimated costs for the nearly $7 billion plant continue to increase.
The Kemper clean lignite project is a cancer in Mississippi’s economy. It must be treated quickly if Southeast Mississippi’s economy is to avoid an agonizing death spiral.