In a special PSC meeting, the commissioners conveyed a dramatic shift in their language from the previous years
Has Southern CEO Tom Fanning no shame? The Southern Co. Board of Directors is AWOL.
Mississippi Power cleverly disguised its requested increase. It said it was just keeping the earlier increase in place — even though it’s supposed to fall.
A protected monopoly with regulators who don’t regulate for the benefits of customers.
Failure to achieve COD for the lignite processing assets would be a big win for the rate payers.
Is it finally time for the gasifier death spiral to accelerate?
Commissioners, if Southern won’t make the hard decision, it’s up to you.
Mississippi Power is solving problems at its Kemper clean coal power plant only for new ones to appear.
Bigger Pie Forum has long felt the gasifier units (the engine) would never work reliably for long periods. The small temperature range within which the gasifier units must operate cannot be controlled uniformly across the large reactors.
“… it’s very unlikely that the gasifier will work by the June hearing. Which means there will be no consideration of its “used and usefulness.” Which means it will not be deemed “prudent.” Which means customers don’t have to pay for it. Except they already are.”