Mississippi Power’s request for a hearing was denied by the Mississippi Supreme Court Thursday in a lawsuit brought by Hattiesburg businessman Thomas Blanton over rate increases to fund the Kemper Project integrated gasification power plant.
A Mississippi public service commissioner says a recent bill allowing state utilities to engage in economic development merely clarifies existing law.
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Entergy is dipping its proverbial toes into the solar power waters with a new experimental project in Mississippi, and the company may raise its rates, as well. By Steve Wilson / June 26, 2014 / MIssissippiWatchdog.org Entergy is dipping its proverbial toes into the solar power waters with a new experimental project in Mississippi, and the […]