Summary of Independent Monitor's critical report regarding the Kemper project

Company said Kemper COULD have a catastrophic explosion… But, not to worry… Summary by Charles Grayson | Bigger Pie Forum | October 24, 2014 Mississippi law established the Public Service Commission (PSC) with regulatory and quasi-judicial functions. The legislature also established the Mississippi Public Utilities Staff (MPUS) separate from the PSC.  The primary functions of […]

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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 | | October 7, 2014 There are good reasons to be concerned that the […]

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Kemper: Turtles all the way down.

Kemper’s fantasy is that worthless lignite can be turned into a syn gas substitute for natural gas in an experimental plant and burned in a slightly modified conventional natural gas plant to produce electricity cheaper than from natural gas. Kelley Williams,  Chair Bigger Pie Forum,  August 27, 2014 A myth is a widely held false […]

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Follow the money

Kemper is so irrational and unfair. How can it happen here? Is Mississippi just like Washington? Is everything political? By Kelley Williams | Chair, Bigger Pie Forum | July 7, 2014 Kemper is so irrational and unfair.  How can it happen here?  Is Mississippi just like Washington?  Is everything political?  Northsidesun readers are skeptical about […]

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The deadline has come and gone…What will happen to the rates? By Charles Grayson | Bigger Pie Forum | June 2, 2014 The Mississippi Power Company’s (MPC) retail customers Kemper rate increases were approved by the Public Service Commission March 5, 2013.  The increases totaled 18%, 15% in 2013 and 3% in 2014, in a […]

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