Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Power’

Officers, directors seated

by MBJ Staff Published: September 2,2012

Tags: BancorpSouth, Mississippi Main Street Association, Mississippi Power, Neel-Schaffer

The Mississippi Main Street Association has formally welcomed new officers and members to the state board of directors. The following are new officers of the MMSA board for 2012-2014: president Barry Plunkett of B. Plunkett & Associates Inc. in Jackson; president-elect Joey Hudnall of Neel-Schaffer in Jackson; treasurer Mark Loughman of Mississippi Power in Gulfport; […] [...]

Read August 20 issue of MBJ

>> AGRICULTURE Crop shipping on river barges slowed by falling water levels— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> HIGHWAY 9 OPENS Want a road built in record time? Get yourself a Toyota plant— by Clay Chandler >> KEMPER UPDATE Contractors dispute claim of shoddy work at Kemper— by Clay Chandler >> EDUCATION Academic, […] [...]

Mississippi Power to issue refunds

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2012

Tags: Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi Power

HATTIESBURG — Mississippi Power Co. customers should find some relief on the bottom line of their most recent electric bill. Customers will receive a refund of varying amounts. The rebate is part of an order from the Public Service Commissioner where interest from deposits is credited back to customers’ bills. Mississippi Power officials say the […] [...]

Read May 7 issue of the MBJ

>> REAL ESTATE Large stores specifying whom they must have as neighbors— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> KEMPER UPDATE Independent monitor: Kemper contingency 91 percent gone— By Clay Chandler >> Q&A David Carn, Baker Donelson— By Clay Chandler >> MARTY WISEMAN Redistricting a consequence of 2012 election >> NANCY ANDERSON Figuring […] [...]

Trustees name officers

The 2012 officers for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees have been named. The board officers elected to serve are: David Ford, chairperson, Harrison County; Susan Hunt, first vice chair, Harrison County; Pat Descher, second vice chair, Jackson County; Wilburn Bolen, secretary, George County; and Brenton Alexander, treasurer, Stone County. Ford is […] [...]

Kemper County clean coal plant heard before Supreme Court

Oral arguments were heard Dec. 14 before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the case regarding Mississippi Power’s $2.4 billion clean coal plant under construction in Kemper County. The Sierra Club is appealing a decision made by Harrison County Chancery Court to uphold the state Public Service Commission’s decision to allow Mississippi Power to build the […] [...]

Mee replaces Crane

Ray Mee, corporate training manager for Mississippi Power, was recently named chair of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District Workforce Council. Mee, a MGCCC alumnus, replaces Dr. Larry Crane, retired director of workforce education and development at Ingalls Shipbuilding. Crane has served as chair of the council for the past six years. The 35-member […] [...]

Lignite looking more like the wrong horse to have bet on

While the world has been championing natural gas as the savior of the energy crisis, Mississippi Power has insisted that gas prices will be high and volatile — reminiscent of 2009 — for years to come. The 2011 Energy Outlook from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that natural gas prices will stay around […] [...]

Charitable Giving & Public Utilities

by Stephen McDill Published: March 4,2011

Tags: Brandon Presley, charitable giving, Entergy, Mississippi Power, Public Utilities Staff

JACKSON- Northern District Commissioner Brandon Presley on the Miss. Public Service Commission’s ruling this week against public utilities using a “consumer tax” to finance corporate charitable giving. [...]

Kemper Co. Welcomes MPC Plant Site

by Stephen McDill Published: December 17,2010

Tags: Anthony Topazi, clean coal, Haley Barbour, Kemper County, Mississippi Power, Southern Company

KEMPER COUNTY- The 582-megawatt electric plant will use Mississippi lignite in an integrated gasification combine cycle (IGCC) to produce electricity for Mississippi Power customers. [...]

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