Kemper County Clean Coal Power Plant

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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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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Turtles all the way down

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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Kelley Williams

Revenge of the guinea pigs

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 […]

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Kelley Williams

Frogs in a pot

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 […]

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