Surprise! Southern Company announced a $43 million cost increase for the Kemper Lignite plant its Mississippi Power sub is building.
Kemper was a political decision in 2006 which legislative and regulatory processes have simply confirmed from 2009 all the way to the present, a mistake driven by a Federal grant tied to lignite gasification.
Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project integrated gasification plant may become a technological dead-end. By Steve Wilson / February 5, 2015 / www.MississippiWatchdog.org Photo Credit and Caption: Southern Company – Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project is the state’s most expensive construction project, now up to 6.17 billion. Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project integrated gasification plant may become a technological dead-end. Costs […]