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.
Mississippi Power’s controversial Kemper Project integrated gasification power plant’s latest hiccup will cost $10 million.
“There is no legal or factual basis for the Court to reverse its position and rule in Mississippi Power Company’s favor,” begins Blanton’s response to a request that the Supreme Court reconsider a decision in Blanton’s favor. BY PAUL HAMPTON | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.SunHerald.com | March 18, 2015 Hattiesburg oilman Tom Blanton calls the embattled Kemper County […]
One was too hot. One was too cold. And one was just right. The governor has one: The Working Families Tax Cut. The lieutenant governor has one: The Taxpayer Pay Raise Act. And the speaker has one: call it the Mine is Bigger than Both of Yours Tax Cut. Which one is just right for […]
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday reversed the March 5, 2013, rate increase granted by the Public Service Commission to Mississippi Power Co. and ordered the commission to direct that the money be refunded to ratepayers. BY MARY PEREZ | email@example.com | Twitter: MaryPerezSH | February 12, 2015 The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday reversed the March […]
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 […]
The Mississippi Public Service Commission will be two-thirds new come November, which could have serious consequences for prudency hearings on Mississippi Power’s oft-delayed Kemper Project. By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | January 6, 2015 Photo Credit: Mississippi Power The Mississippi Public Service Commission will be two-thirds new come November, which could have serious consequences […]
Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it’s building in eastern Mississippi’s Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion By The Associated Press on October 02, 2014 at 6:17 PM, updated October 02, 2014 at 7:57 PM JACKSON, Mississippi — Southern Co. said Thursday that […]
The Southern Co. was dealt a huge — and deserved — blow this week when Mississippi’s Public Service Commission voted unanimously to delay prudency hearings on the controversial “clean coal” plant the utility giant is building in Kemper County. Wyatt Emmrich | The Northside Sun | Editorials | August 14, 2014 The Southern Co. was […]