Posts Tagged ‘lighting’

Utility reports performance hurt by election uncertainties

ATLANTA — Southern Company reported third quarter earnings of $976 million, or $1.11 a share, compared with $916 million, or $1.07 a share, for the same period a year ago. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012, Southern’s earnings were $1.97 billion, or $2.26 a share, compared with $1.94 billion, or $2.27 a share, […] [...]

Utility reports all nuclear plants safely weathered Sandy

JACKSON — Entergy Nuclear reports its Indian Point Energy Center and James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in New York, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vermont have all safely weathered Hurricane Sandy. Indian Point 2, FitzPatrick and Pilgrim remained at full power while Vermont Yankee reduced power […] [...]

Commissioners give nod to co-op’s purchase of power plant

BATESVILLE and HATTIESBURG — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved the $286-million sale of bankrupt LSP Energy to South Mississippi Electric Power Association. Commissioners voted 3-0 yesterday to give Hattiesburg-based SMEPA the right to operate the natural gas-fired power station in Batesville. The order also gives SMEPA the right to acquire any rights of […] [...]

Entergy, ITC file spin-off request with PSC

by MBJ Staff Published: October 9,2012

Tags: acquisition, approval, elecvtricity, energy, light, lighting, merger, power, purchase, request, sale, sell, spin-off, state agency, utility

JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi Inc., in conjunction with ITC Holdings Corp. and ITC Midsouth LLC, has filed a request with the Mississippi Public Service Commission to spin off the Mississippi electric transmission business and merge it into a subsidiary of ITC. The Mississippi filing continues the multi-state and federal regulatory process seeking approval for the […] [...]

TVA leaning more on gas and less on coal for fuel

by Associated Press Published: October 9,2012

Tags: coal, energy, fuel, light, lighting, natural gas, power, utility

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority’s reliance on coal has dropped and the use of natural gas as fuel to generate electricity has increased. According to The Commercial Appeal, TVA’s use of gas climbed 70 percent in the fiscal year just ended. At the same time, coal-fired generation declined 30 percent from fiscal 2011. […] [...]

Southside shopping centers make additions, improvements

by Associated Press Published: September 24,2012

Tags: anchor, blighted, buy, buyer, lighting, mall, renovation, retail, retailer, retailing, revival, shop, shopper, shopping center, store, strip mall, tenant, traffic

JACKSON — Although the effort to rehabilitate U.S. 80′s retail corridor in Jackson often gets more attention, several south Jackson malls are getting new life. Going beyond retail is part of the revival at Jackson Square Promenade, The Clarion-Ledger reports. That includes a roller-skating rink, a “teen center” where kids can hang out, sing karaoke […] [...]

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