What do the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) have in common? Both have presided over multi-billion dollar project failures.
PSC to Southern: Keep and pay for the gasifiers and all related assets or keep and pay for the entire Kemper project including power generation.
A white flag, the prelude to surrender.
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.