Mississippi’s Kemper Project integrated coal gasification power plant hasn’t generated any power off its primary fuel, but it has generated one thing in bunches: lawsuits.
As we’ve been saying …
Records show muzzled former Kemper construction supervisor warned Mississippi Power and Southern Co. executives that they were reporting false construction timelines for completion of the multi-billion dollar Kemper plant in their filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and to the investing public
The Southern Company is spreading the costs of Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project “clean coal” power plant to at least one of its other subsidiaries
Mississippi Power and state utility are close to an agreement that would defer some regulatory costs on the Kemper Project power plant in exchange for a power rate reduction.
The PSC on Tuesday rejected unanimously Thomas Blanton’s motion for Central District commissioner Lynn Posey to recuse himself from Kemper Project-related proceedings. Blanton is a candidate for the Southern District seat as a Democrat.
Mississippi Power admitted in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday that the Kemper Project clean coal power plant could be completed later than expected — and costs are rising yet again.
Mississippi Power customers should have kept the champagne on ice to celebrate the end of an 18 percent rate increase. Turns out their bills will increase by the same amount in September, barring another court order.
The three-commissioner board that regulates utilities voted 3-0 Tuesday to rescind the 18 percent increase — which Mississippi Power enacted to help fund the Kemper Project — starting with August bills for customers.
Imagine a first-of-its-kind power plant that costs $3.6 billion more than originally planned, with safety issues that required expensive, late fixes and a management team that denied delays and cost overruns until papering them over was no longer an option. By Steve Wilson / November 5, 2014 / www.MississippiWatchdog.org Imagine a first-of-its-kind power plant that costs […]