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Report on Kemper Project casts embattled power plant in poor light

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 […]

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Clean coal power plants face serious problems

So-called clean coal power plants might not be the answer to new EPA regulations governing the reduction of carbon dioxide. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | June 5, 2014   So-called clean coal power plants might not be the answer to new EPA regulations governing the reduction of carbon dioxide. The EPA released Monday new requirements for Mississippi that would […]

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The Kemper dilemma – Editorial by Wyatt Emmerich

One has to start wondering whether Mississippi Power Company will ever generate a kilowatt of electricity from coal gasification. One has to start wondering whether Mississippi Power Company will ever generate a kilowatt of electricity from coal gasification. Last week, the utility’s parent company announced yet another cost overrun and further delays at its experimental […]

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