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.
In a special PSC meeting, the commissioners conveyed a dramatic shift in their language from the previous years
Has Southern CEO Tom Fanning no shame? The Southern Co. Board of Directors is AWOL.
Mississippi Power cleverly disguised its requested increase. It said it was just keeping the earlier increase in place — even though it’s supposed to fall.
Why is the price of Mississippi Power’s electricity going up when other commodity prices are going down?
A protected monopoly with regulators who don’t regulate for the benefits of customers.
Failure to achieve COD for the lignite processing assets would be a big win for the rate payers.