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Cost of Kemper Project lost in the numbers

When talking about costs for Mississippi’s controversial Kemper Project integrated-gasification power plant, it’s easy to get lost in the numbers — especially when the numbers get into the billions. By Steve Wilson | April 7, 2015 | www.MississippiWatchdog.org Photo Credit: Southern Company When talking about costs for Mississippi’s controversial Kemper Project integrated-gasification power plant, it’s easy […]

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Kemper Overtime, Overruns

Last week, Mississippi Power announced a delay and an updated $5 billion price tag for the Kemper County gasification plant in its report to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Kemper County coal plant isn’t getting any cheaper according to a piece by Sun Herald reporter Mary Perez. Last week, Mississippi Power announced a delay […]

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Faulty Assumptions Led Kemper Down Wrong Track

WTOK gets the take of business consultants Charles Grayson and Ashby Foote on the Kemper County coal plant. WTOK gets the take of business consultants Charles Grayson and Ashby Foote on the Kemper County coal plant in this clip from October 20, 2013. Grayson says the plant was justified on faulty assumptions and thinks the […]

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