Posts Tagged ‘clean coal’

Kemper the best option

by MBJ Staff Published: March 14,2010

Tags: Anthony Topazi, CEO, clean coal, Kemper, Mississippi Power, Q&A, rate increases

Topazi talks about himself, Momentum Mississippi and the Kemper County lignite plant Q & A with Anthony Topazi, CEO of Mississippi Power Company Photos by Stephen McDill Click here to watch the video interview series Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. A: I grew up in Birmingham, Ala. I am the grandson […] [...]

Kemper coal plant hearings wrap up

by Amy McCullough Published: February 14,2010

Tags: clean coal, coal, Kemper County, Mississippi Power Company, Public Service Commission

Public speaks out on both sides of the issue of whether ‘clean coal’ plant should be authorized On Feb. 5 the state Public Service Commission wrapped up its week-long resource hearings for a proposed $2.5-billion clean coal plant in Kemper County with a public forum at which more than 40 speakers were divided evenly on […] [...]

MPC keeps natural gas projections ‘confidential’ and away from the public

by Amy McCullough Published: December 15,2009

Tags: british petroleum, clean coal, economy, exxon, natural gas

After an attempt to keep updated natural gas price forecasts out of the upcoming Public Service Commission hearings regarding the proposed Kemper County coal plant, Mississippi Power Company filed the data confidentially with the Commission. In a November motion MPC said that the Commission’s request for additional natural gas price forecasts for the February resource […] [...]

The Kemper County Project

by Amy McCullough Published: October 19,2009

Tags: clean coal

Mississippi Power’s parent company Southern Company, along with its partner, has developed Transport Integrated Gasification (TRIG) technology, which uses low-rank coals, such as the lignite in Kemper County. Low-rank coals have less energy per pound but account for half of worldwide reserves. Penny Burbank, of the Gulf Coast community activist group the Steps Coalition, said […] [...]

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