Kemper Plant

The Kemper County Lignite Plant is a cancer in Mississippi's economy. Bigger Pie has done an extensive body of work regarding the Kemper Plant through the years. From the beginning, the plant's additional capacity was not needed. For years, the building of this plant soared over budget and time constraints ending up costing over $7 billion and 7 years to construct a plant which ultimately did not work.

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Kemper County Clean Coal Plant

Real money and short attention spans

Kemper in 30 seconds… Fun at lunch I was the speaker at a recent meeting of an old Jackson club.  It was like lunch at Animal House.  The club was founded in 1923, the year The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released.   Lon Chaney was not present.  Nor were any original members.  However, many members…


Kemper Plant costs more than $15,000 per customer

While ratepayers usage of electricity varies, it’s illuminating to see how much Mississippi Power’s Kemper plant would cost on a per customer basis. Of course, all ratepayers are not equal. How much you pay depends on a variety of factors: how much energy you use, whether you’re a business or an individual, etc. That said,…