Mississippi Power's Kemper Project

Court strikes down Kemper rate increases, orders refunds

The Mississippi Supreme Court has invalidated the rate increases related to Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County coal plant, and ordered refunds to the utility’s 186,000 ratepayers. Clay Chandler, The Clarion-Ledger11:47 a.m. CST February 13, 2015 Photo credit: Mississippi Power The Mississippi Supreme Court has invalidated the rate increases related to Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County […]

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Fire Explosion

Could the Kemper plant explode?

There are good reasons to be concerned that the Kemper County Lignite Plant under con-struction by Mississippi Power could explode if started up. So, will it ever start up? Probably not. Here’s why. Kelley Williams | Chair, Bigger Pie Forum | www.biggerpieforum.org | October 7, 2014 There are good reasons to be concerned that the […]

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Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

Waist deep in the Big Muddy

And the big fool said to push on. Pete Seeger’s 1967 song was a metaphor for Lyndon Johnson and the Viet Nam War. It is now shorthand for a blind escalating commitment to a lost cause…Kemper’s Mississippi casualties are likely to include investments, jobs, the economy and the poor – if customers under Mississippi Power’s […]

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Kemper County's Clean Coal Power Plant

Hearing Delayed on Mississippi Power Kemper Costs

Upcoming hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Upcoming hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed. #The Mississippi Public […]

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