Posts Tagged ‘Kemper’

Miss. justices send coal suit back to lower court

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has sent back to a chancery court a lawsuit that seeks to block a coal-fired, electric-generating plant in east-central Mississippi. The lawsuit was in response to the Mississippi Public Service Commission’s decision to ease restrictions it had put on the project in Kemper County. The Sierra Club […] [...]

Forbes: Shale gas means flat prices until 2020

That’s bad news for Mississippi Power Company, which bet $2.4B of its ratepayers’ money that natural gas prices would not remain flat Forbes blogger Daniel Fisher reports that natural gas from shale will likely keep gas prices flat at around $5 per million Btu through 2020. If Forbes’ numbers come to fruition, Mississippi Power Company […] [...]

Mississippi Power will build $2.4B Kemper plant

by Published: May 27,2010

Tags: Kemper, Mississippi Power Company

Update — June 3 – On June 3 the Mississippi Public Service Commission formally gave Mississippi Power Company the green light to build its $2.4 billion Kemper County clean coal plant, granting it a certificate of public convenience and necessity. The company agreed to conditions outlined in the Commission’s May 26 order that placed financial […] [...]

CO2 capture could boost Kemper County power costs

by Published: May 21,2010

Tags: CO2, Kemper

One of the main features of the proposed Kemper County clean coal facility are plans to capture and store as much as 67 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions, making it most likely the first integrated gasification combined cycle electric generating plants in the country with that capability. The captured CO2 would then be sold […] [...]

Kemper plant should be reconsidered

by Published: May 16,2010

Tags: Kemper, MBJ letter to the editor

Editor, As a businessman in South Mississippi, I feel the need to explain why the recent decision of the Public Service Commission on the Kemper County generating plant makes it impossible for Mississippi Power to finance and construct the plant. I hesitated to come forward because I am a member of the Mississippi Power Company […] [...]

U.S. Energy Secretary Wants Kemper Approval

The Energy Daily reports today that U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu hopes the Mississippi Public Service Commission and Southern Company can strike a compromise on a proposed $2.4 billion clean coal plant to be built in Kemper County. The Mississippi Commission voted April 29 to allow the plant to go forward if Mississippi Power Company […] [...]

Kemper the best option

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 […] [...]

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