by Associated Press Published: January 29,2014
Tags: Christy Ihrig, coal gassification, construction, construction cost, electricity, energy, Mississippi Legislature, Mississippi Power Co., Mississippi Public Service Commission, Plant Ratcliffe, power, Power plant, Southern Co.
KEMPER COUNTY — The Southern Co. says it may cost another $40 million to finish the $5-billion-plus power plant and mine it’s building in eastern Mississippi’s Kemper County. The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co. said yesterday that it would set aside money in the plant’s budget to cover possible start-up problems. Critics have warned […] [...]
KEMPER COUNTY — Mississippi Power Co. warned yesterday that costs are still increasing at the power plant it’s building in Kemper County. The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. told stockholders that an ongoing review of costs at the coal-fired plant has initially identified at least another $160 million in cost increases. Mississippi Power spokeswoman Amoi […] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: April 25,2013
Tags: coal, construction, construction cost, cost overrun, earnings, electric generation, electricity, energy, income, lights, plant, power, publicly traded company, utility
ATLANTA — Southern Company, the parent of Mississippi Power Co., reports first quarter 2013 earnings of $81 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with earnings of $368 million, or 42 cents a share, in the first quarter of 2012. The first quarter results include two charges against earnings – a $333-million (38 cents per […] [...]