What do the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) have in common? Both have presided over multi-billion dollar project failures.
PSC to Southern: Keep and pay for the gasifiers and all related assets or keep and pay for the entire Kemper project including power generation.
Is it finally time for the gasifier death spiral to accelerate?
The Secretary is responsible for campaign finance reporting. It’s not working. But he seems to ignore the problems.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Would Southern flip or try to flip its sub into bankruptcy? Would bankruptcy be worse for customers.? Would Kemper be viable after bankruptcy? What’s best for customers now? Kelley Williams | Chair, Bigger Pie Forum | August 7, 2014 The possibility of bankruptcy for Mississippi Power came up in a discussion last month with reporters […]
Will Kemper be the boondoggle that’s so bad it’s a game changer? Will it show customers the disdain that politicians and the company have for them? And make them say: Enough is enough. Stop it. We will not bail out companies who mislead us. Or elected officials. Let’s hope so. It’s time. Kelley Williams, Chair […]
It’s a $5.53 billion sentinel, rising above and overlooking the pine forests north of Meridian, Miss., in Kemper County…How did it get here, this enormous steel structure, called at the same time the state’s biggest boondoogle and a great technological leap forward, a force capable of supplying the state’s energy needs for the next four […]